North Sea String Quartet


June 2024

Album Release Tour: Splunge

Het Drakenhuis


15:00 h. - Adres: Stadsedijk 14 7021 JJ Zelhem

“The North Sea String Quartet sounds incredibly connected, like the musicians are four appendices of the same body. Exciting compositions keep their audiences engaged. We are being convinced, to put it mildly, to step into a fascinating universe.“

Mats Hallberg (SE), - 2023

The North Sea String Quartet is the Dutch jazz string quartet of the moment. The improvising string players shine a new light on the time-honored string quartet through their outspoken improvisations, innovative playing styles and idiosyncratic compositions, inspired by modern jazz, world music, modern classical and EDM. In doing so, they build on a young tradition that began with the American Turtle Island Quartet in 1985.

The quartet has been active internationally for many years, notably in collaborations with artists such as Trio da Kali (ML), Roland Satterwhite (US), Lilian Vieira (BR), Javier Infante (ES) and Samora Pinderhughes (US), and has played at major festivals such as North Sea Jazz, Salzburg Jazz & the City and Canarias Jazz & Más.

The urge to focus on the quartet’s own talents results in the release of their debut album full of sparkling compositions and lively improvisations.

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George Dumitriu (viool/altviool)
Pablo Rodríguez (viool)
Yanna Pelser (altviool)
Thomas van Geelen (cello)

Album Title: Splunge
Genre: Jazz / Classical / Experimental
Label: 7 Mountain Records
Release date: 10 May 2024



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One of our tightest tunes that we ever released, composed by our talented violinist, George Dumitriu! We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to the wonderful audience that surrounded us and filled the atmosphere with their incredible energy.

Recorded at Batavierhuis on May 13, 2023 Special thanks to all the Batavierhuis crew.

Camera and editing by Felipe Pipi. 2nd Camera by Tijmen de Vries Sound mixing by Pablo Rodríguez.

Tour Dates

June 22, 2024

Improvisation Workshop at RJSO

Musis Arnhem


The Netherlands

June 27, 2024

Feat. Alessandro Fongaro @ NSRT Festival



The Netherlands

October 7, 2024

NSSQ presents Splunge

Piano Salon Christophori



November 9, 2024

Samora Pinderhughes ft. North Sea String Quartet

Rockit Festival


The Netherlands

November 14, 2024

MAST ft. North Sea String Quartet

November Music

Den Bosch

The Netherlands

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