SERAFIN STRING QUARTET (clockwise from top): Lisa Vaupel, Lawrence Stomberg, Kate Ransom and Esme Allen-Creighton.



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“silken finesse and gritty vibrancy”
- Gramophone Magazine, 2013

“performances are exceptional”
- Gimbel, American Record Guide, January/February 2014

“playing with style and sophistication”
- The Strad Magazine, 2010




Journey to Old Baghdad of the Arabian Nights with Serafin String Quartet at the Premier Center for the Arts on April 15
Concertgoers will travel with Serafin String Quartet back in time and across the oceans to old Baghdad of the Arabian Nights in their newest collage concert, Arabian Nights, Kismet! and the Magic of Borodin, at the Premier Center for the Arts on Friday, April 15 at 8:00pm. Follow princes, beggars, magicians, maidens and maids through the course of a day that will transform all their fates. With love, fortune and identity all at stake, what is their destiny? What is their KISMET? The story is woven into Alexander Borodinís String Quartet No. 2.

Journey to Old Baghdad of the Arabian Nights with Serafin String Quartet at World Cafe Live at the Queen on April 9
Concertgoers will travel with Serafin String Quartet back in time and across the oceans to old Baghdad of the Arabian Nights in their newest collage concert, Arabian Nights, Kismet! and the Magic of Borodin, at the World Cafe Live at the Queen on Saturday, April 9 at 7:00pm. Follow princes, beggars, magicians, maidens and maids through the course of a day that will transform all their fates. With love, fortune and identity all at stake, what is their destiny? What is their KISMET? The story is woven into Alexander Borodinís String Quartet No. 2.



Serafin String Quartet is going beyond the family concert to make a deeper connection with audiences. Read more in this All Things Strings article.




Named Top 10 for 2013 by City Paper. Read more

Serafin String Quartet's world premiere recording of early chamber works by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon was released by Naxos in July 2013.

"The Serafin apply a silken finesse and gritty vibrancy to their duties and members of the ensemble take part in several other works with first-rate colleagues - pianist Charles Abramovic and bassoonist Eric Stomberg - to telling effect."
    -Donald Rosenberg, Gramophone October 2013

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Serafin String Quartet's 2010 debut CD released on the Centaur Records label.

"...effortlessly delightful in Gershwin's Lullaby [which is] played with style and sophistication. The sound is full and clear."
    -Tim Homfray, Strad Magazine

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Kate Ransom, violin Timothy Schwarz, violin Esme Allen-Creighton, viola Lawrence Stomberg, cello

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