String quartets have long been associated with high society social gatherings. Without getting too 'muso' about it; in the 1700's music would be written especially for the quartet to play for a visiting guest or party - what we now know as Classical music!
Fortunately things have moved on a little...but to too much. You can still enjoy the sophisication of familiar classical music and you can also enjoy having music written especially for you! We've done our own re-writes of; well just about anything really!