The quartets name is taken from Greek mythology where Poseidon is the God of the sea and the forces of nature. It symbolises the quartets striving to create different and contrasting musical atmospheres ranging from ferocity, temperament and crashing waves to tranquility, introversion and calm seas.
The members of the Poseidon Quartet are four leading and very experienced chamber musicians and soloists. They founded the string quartet in Copenhagen in 2007.
The quartet has played concerts in most of Denmark`s music society`s and concert halls in addition to concerts in Sweden.
The quartet released in 2011 a cd with string quartets of Schumann and Ravel.
The members of the quartet experiences that their interaction and cooperation has a unique common understanding of, how to interpret, frase and convey the music to the audience.