Le Dimore del Quartetto

QUARTETTO EOS, ITALY

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Elia Chiesa, violin
Giacomo Del Papa, violin
Alessandro Acqui, viola
Silvia Ancarani, cello

Formed in 2016 within the Conservatorio S. Cecilia in Rome, Quartetto Eos immediately caught the attention of the musical world for the freshness and depth of their interpretations, winning in 2018 the “Farulli Prize” awarded by the Italian Music Criticism within the “Franco Abbiati” prize.

The quartet is currently attending the Master in Chamber Music at the Hochschule Lucerne with Isabel Charisius (Alban Berg Quartet) and regularly follows in-depth masters with musicians of the level of Alfred Brendel, Corina Belcea (Belcea Quartet), Eckart Runge, Patrick Jüdt (ECMA), Lawrence Dutton (Emerson Quartet) and the Jerusalem Quartet.

In addition, they attended the advanced course for string quartet at the Stauffer Academy in Cremona in the class of the Cremona Quartet.

Since 2017, Quartetto Eos has been part of Le Dimore del Quartetto network.

The ensemble has already achieved important successes in international and national competitions, such as the International Anton Rubinstein Competition in Düsseldorf, the Sergio Dragoni Competition in Milan (2019), the first prize at the Orpheus Competition in Winterthur (2020) and the Lazio Sound Competition organized by the Lazio region in 2021.

Despite its recent formation, the quartet regularly plays for important musical institutions such as Società del Quartetto di Milano, the IUC (Rome), Filarmonica Romana, Gioventù Musicale d’Italia, Filarmonica di Rovereto, Associazione Scarlatti of Naples, Philharmonie de Paris, Ticino Musica, the Swiss Foundation of Basel.

Moreover, they often collaborate with renowned musicians such as of Calogero Palermo (first clarinet of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra), Gustavo Nuñez (first bassoon of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra), Jerusalem Quartet, Enrico Dindo.

The ensemble has been several times guest of radio broadcasts on Rai Radio3 and on Rai 5 television channel.

In 2022 a record will be released entirely produced and financed by Da Vinci Records, featuring pieces by Janacek, Mendelssohn and Webern.

In 2023 the musicians will record a disc with music by Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari produced by Brilliant Classic.

The Eos Quartet plays four instruments by German luthier Peter Greiner, courtesy of Valentin Erben (Alban Berg Quartet).

Ph. Flavio Ianniello