About us

that other quartet was born from a creative desire to expand the boundaries of the classical string quartet without losing the integrity and soul of this intimate and powerful genre. Young, ambitious and classically trained to the highest level, they are committed to a creative and open minded approach, producing provocative performances where communication and audience experience is the priority. They know the rules, but they also know how to break them.

that other quartet is an international ensemble and members have performed throughout Scandinavia, Europe and the rest of the world in venues such as the Berlin Philharmonie, the Royal Festival Hall and the Royal Albert Hall (London). Their members also play in other ensembles such as the On y va Ensemble, and are founding members of the c/o chamber orchestra. Members  have also worked with orchestras such as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (UK), the Swedish Radio Orchestra, Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, Nordiska Kammarorkesten, Norrlands Opera, Folk Operan, Opera på Skäret, Västerås Sinfonietta och Läckö Opera orchestra.

that other quartet love exploring the traditional classical string quartet repertoire but they specialise in arranging their own covers of contemporary pop music, jazz standards and folk music from around the world and creating their own unique and special programmes.


The members of that other quartet are:

Violin - Gaianeh Pilossian and Zaida Ponthin

Viola - Karin Wallmyr

Cello - Ruth Spargo


Individual members of that other quartet have a diverse range of experiences including orchestral playing, chamber music, recording, collaboration projects with dancers, filmographers, actors and computer engineers, performing flamenco, tango and balkan music, summer opera, working on the theatre stage, teaching and interactive therapeutic music work in hospitals. They are all experienced in playing for weddings and events: choosing repertoire that always suits and enhances the occasion.

For more information about us, please get in touch via:  info@thatotherquartet.se