An Interview with The Tantalus Quartet

The Tantalus Quartet is an excellent ensemble with excellent repertoire. They specialize in music by living composers, and actively pursue new works for guitar quartet. When I saw them in concert at the University of Louisville Guitar Festival, they were in top form, playing works by Dyens and Domeniconi and works written for them.

Part 1

  • How the quartet got together
  • What sort of repertoire they focus on
  • Working with composers

Part 2

  • How they deal with rehearsal times
  • What the Quartet does to divide up parts

Part 3

  • About the Quartet’s Debut CD
  • Upcoming projects
  • Their gear (guitars, strings, cases)

Tantalus Quartet + Orchestra

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