Formed in 2012 and based in London, the United Strings of Europe (USE) is an ensemble of a dozen outstanding young European players led by British-Lebanese violinist Julian Azkoul. The group is renowned for its fresh approach to programming, championing living composers and commissioning new works. Their multi-faceted outreach program runs workshops for young people, refugees and disadvantaged groups, partnering with charities and social enterprise organisations in the UK and Lebanon where they also perform regularly.

In Motion

In Motion is their debut recording , the first of four albums the USE will record for Sweden’s stellar BIS label. It brings together five contrasting works, beginning with Schubert’s Quartettsatz (D703), his string quartet fragment from 1820 which marked the beginning of the more...

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