Johannes Marmen    Ricky Gore    Joshua Hayward    Anton Crayton

Performing is all about communication. It’s telling a story and I feel the Marmen are dedicated to this ideal.
— Peter Cropper, the Lindsay Quartet

The Marmen Quartet was founded in 2012 at the Royal College of Music, London. Having all previously collaborated extensively in other chamber music environments, their diverse experiences and love of chamber music, combined with a mutual interest for the full range of the classical repertory, is a constant inspiration for the ensemble. 

Since its formation, the Marmen Quartet has enjoyed regular coaching sessions with Simon Rowland-Jones and Johannes Meissl. As the winners of the Music In The Round 'Bridge' young professional string quartet scheme, starting in January 2015, they will receive three years of financial support, guidance in every aspect of the life as a quartet, regular performance opportunities, and coaching sessions with Peter Cropper, the first violinist of the legendary Lindsay Quartet.

The coming season will see recitals and festival appearances across England and Europe, including collaborations with the Ensemble 360 and Sacconi Quartet, as well as a two week residency in Aldeburgh and the launch of a new house concert series, 'marmen at home'.