Classical, New Music
The Cypress String Quartet is renowned for its unmistakable transparent sound, its fresh interpretation of masterworks, and its significant commissioning program. Performing across America and internationally, the Cypress is a vigorous member of the San Francisco arts community. The quartet's approach to performance is refreshing for its honesty, invigorating for its energetic and muscular precision, and seductive for its lyrical sensibility. The clarity of its expression intensifies the raw emotions of the music. By questioning conventions, the quartet reveals the composer's truest intentions and the music at its most pure.