The ensemble consists of five renowned soloists and prize winners of international music competitions. It was founded in 2003 and has already won worldwide recognition in the world of chamber music.
It has got big ovations in great concert halls, such as Berlin Philharmony, Musikvereinssaal in Vienna and Carnegie Hall in New York .
As the groups name sells, the main focus of the repertoire is the music of Argentina 's greatest tango composer, Astor Piazolla, who created an unique fusion between different styles and time periods like classic, traditional ethnic backgrounds and popular melodies.
The rare combination of the classical string quartet and the saxophone as a symbol of jazz and popular music submits a distinctive, extraordinary acoustic pattern. in live concert as well as on CD.
In this way a great and fascinating variety of repertoire can be achieved from classic to jazz, from Baroque style to modern works and – last but not least- the argentinian tango in a contemporary, artful style.