Other ensembles

While generally performing as a string quartet, the musicians of the Emperor Quartet also perform in smaller or larger ensembles with other instrumentalists.

Some of the smaller combinations are:


  • violin and guitar
  • violin and piano
  • violin and cello
  • cello and piano


  • violin, flute and guitar
  • violin, cello and piano
  • violin, cello and guitar

The Emperor Quartet also expands to provide a salon orchestra called the Garden Court Orchestra (from six to ten musicians) and a string orchestra called the Emperor Strings (from twelve to twenty musicians).