The DoelenKwartet is one of the most prominent string quartets in the Netherlands. Their repertoire encompasses more than 250 contemporary pieces and compositions dating back to the early twentieth century. Collaboration with prominent composers, e.g. Steve Reich, Wolfgang Rihm, or Kevin Volans, has allowed the quartet to develop their own unmistakable musical signature. The DoelenKwartet is the house quartet of the De Doelen concert building. Besides performing on important stages and festivals in the Netherlands the Quartet has played in Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, and Costa Rica. The DoelenKwartet collaborates with the innovative label Cybele Records and the CDs released by Cybele-Records have been rewarded several prizes including the Echo Klassik (2x), the Leopold Preis, the Editor’s Choice of the Grammophoneand nominations for the Deutsche Schallplattenpreis in 2009 and 2010.