"Encapsulated the emotional turbulence of the music most effectively" The Strad
"This performance had a mystery, delicacy and depth which made you want to hear it again immediately. What an exhilarating start to 2015" Fiona Maddocks, The Observer January 2015
"Very fine performances from the Maxwell Quartet... a clear and impassioned reading alive to the score's delicate lyricism and need for control" Guy Dammann, The Guardian January 2015
"Affectionate and warm... the quartet shone in their hands... a persuasive advocacy" Ivan Hewett, The Telegraph January 2015
"A formidably assured outfit" The Classical Source January 2015
"A crystalline delicacy"Hannah Neplin, Financial Times January 2015
"Succinct and beautifully crafted, it felt like every note mattered in the Maxwells’ thoughtful performance...an explosive performance" The Scotsman, September 2014
"Deeply moving and elegiac...terrifically exhilarating" Michael Tumelty, The Herald Scotland, June 2014
"Totally committed to the music... brought out every nuance in the score... a dramatic and stunning performance" Mid Argyll Arts Association, January 2014
"...As if they had been together for years... unanimity and heartfelt emotion came across to the audience who responded warmly... reinforced their reputation as one of the best young quartets around" The Oban Times, January 2014
"thrilling... imagination, daring and poise in equal measure"
Charles Mutter, Director, Loch Shiel Spring Festival, May 2013
"brilliantly fresh, unexpected and exhilarating... The Brahms Quintet was taut and concise... an enlightening and enthralling musical experience"
Review of Maxwell Quartet with Ben Grosvenor, Michael Tumelty, The Herald Scotland, March 2013
"Superbly balanced and articulated... a subtlety and maturity of interpretation that belies their youth"
Alistair Massey, Ellon Times, February 2013
"four young men in the prime of life playing with panache and conviction"
Strathearn Herald, 2012
"This young quartet have honed a fine sense of ensemble and balance"
"high-quality performances... their playing superb... their unaffected enthusiasm is refreshing. A triumph - one which we will never forget."
North Highland Connections, June 2011