In addition to performing standard works from the repertoire for saxophone quartet, the Athens Saxophone Quartet is active in commissioning new works for quartet and other saxophone ensembles. With two composers in the group, ASQ is firmly committed to the music of today, with a special interest in music composed by Greek and American composers.
Composers whose music we have performed since 2008:
ASQ has several recordings out on various labels. For more information, or to purchase a CD, please contact us.
Michael Adamis: Music for Saxophones
ASQ performing some of the best saxophone works of Adamis, including Evymnon, Kalophonikon, Tryptichon, and Koitika
Kostas Varnalis: ...rising on soundwaves
In honor of the great Greek poet Kostas Varnalis, ASQ along with New Hellenic String Quartet and the Hellenic Group of Contemporary Music perform music by Theodore Antoniou, Dinos Constantinides, Theodore Karathodoros, Christos Samaras, Kyriakos Sfetsas, Dimitris Themelis, and Athanasios Zervas.
Dinos Constantinides: Symphonic Music (Centaur 3036)
ASQ performing Constantinides' Concerto for Saxophone Quartet and Chamber Orchestra, with the Louisiana Sinfonietta