String quartet founded 1975 by G. Takács‐Nagy. Won Evian int. comp. 1977, Portsmouth int. comp. 1979. Toured Far East, Eur., and USA. Mozart cycle, London 1991. Bartók cycle Paris 1991, Beethoven cycles Zurich, Dublin, London, and Paris 1991–2. Quartet‐in‐residence Barbican 1988–91, with master classes at GSMD. Salzburg Fest. 1987. Many recordings.