The American String Quartet has been selected by the Asociación de Críticos Musicales de la Argentina as 'the best foreign chamber ensemble' of 2017. The award celebrates the Quartet's recent performance at the Teatro Coliseo in Buenos Aires, along with its long history of successful performances throughout South America.
On November 7, 2017, the American String Quartet joined the beloved clarinetist Richard Stoltzman in a grand celebration of his 75th birthday at Carnegie Hall.
The American String Quartet joined the actor George Abud at the Aspen Music Festival this summer in the world premiere of the composer Mohammed Fairouz’s string quartet “Evermore.”
The Quartet’s extra-musical collaborations with Salman Rushdie, Phil Klay, Tom Sleigh, and Paul Cantelon have drawn attention in recent months.
In October 2016, the Quartet traveled to Guanajuato, Mexico, to perform early and middle Beethoven string quartets at the Festival Internacional Cervantino.
The Quartet premièred Robert Sirota's American Pilgrimage in September 2016.