Le Dimore del Quartetto


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Ilaria Taioli, violin
Samuele Di Gioia, violin
José Manuel Muriel López, viola
Caterina Vannoni, cello

Doré Quartet is an upcoming quartet with young members from Italy and Spain. Born in 2021 within the Conservatorium Maastricht by four Master students, the quartet is made up of violinists Ilaria Taioli and Samuele Di Gioia, violist José Manuel Muriel López and cellist Caterina Vannoni.
In April 2022 the quartet is selected to participate in the Chamber Music Festival at Conservatorium Maastricht where they receive masterclasses by Henja Semmler and Antoaneta Emanuilova from Oberon Trio. They also perform at Backstage Klassiek at Parkstad Limburg Theater in Heerlen as a conclusion to the masterclass.
In May 2022 they are awarded 2nd prize at the 14th International Music Competition “Luigi Cerritelli”.
In August 2022 they are selected to take part in the Orlando European Summer Course with a scholarship where they have the opportunity to have masterclasses with Kristian Winther, Shunske Sato, Henk Guittart, Anna Da Silva Chen, Peter Brunt (Osiris Trio) and the members of the RusQuartet. In addition they perform in Heerlen, Landgraaf and Kerkrade, as well as a concert for Orlando Festival with
percussionist Jennifer Heins where they perform “Kleines Konzert” by K. A. Hartmann.
The quartet later takes part in the high specialization course “Corso Marco Allegri” in Faenza with Simone Gramaglia (Quartetto di Cremona) and Kyril Zlotnikov (Jerusalem Quartet). They participate in the II Edition of the Filippo Nicosia Chamber Music Award where the jury awards violist José Manuel
a fine viola made by luthier Giorgio Grisales.
In September 2022 they participate in the Musica Sacra Kunstfestival with two performances of “Different Trains” by Steve Reich and “Aheym” by Bryce Dessner, one in Theater aan het Vrijthof in Maastricht and one in Cultuurcentrum Hasselt in Belgium.
In October 2022 the quartet won the selection for the Stauffer Artist Diploma with Quartetto di Cremona at Stauffer Center for Strings in Cremona (Italy).