The new Festival created by the quartet is an Event for chamber music crossover, combining various musical genres with one another and representing cultural diversity. The profile and the unifying elements of the festival is the guitar in different implementations, instrumentation and in new unusual ensemble formations.
"diGIT” project features new compositions commissioned by the ensemble for classical guitars, electric guitars and electronics and is a anchor point for expending and experimenting with the formation of a guitar quartet and additional instruments. The instrumentation, sound possibilities and new artistic collaborations are the foundations of this pioneer project.
In its concert program “Fusion”, the Cologne Guitar Quartet combines different musical styles with influences from the Cologne music scene as well as the home countries, traditions and cultural backgrounds of the ensemble members. The program includes its own compositions and arrangements for guitar, Brazilian cavaquinho, Portuguese guitar, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, Greek Bouzouki, electronic effects and voices, creating a unique sound experience.