We believe that beauty is an essential good rather than a privilege. Our activities and design thinking are dynamic, a result of that kind of listening that stimulates the circulation of ideas. Our European network of partners in the fields of music, education, heritage and territory allows the creation of original synergies, having the final aim of bringing beauty to everyone.
FESTIVAL AND MUSICAL PROJECTS
Itineraries of Music and Discovery. A widespread festival aimed at enhancing the heritage of hidden and less-known territories and the String Quartet repertoire played by outstanding young ensembles. A series of concerts hosted in various historic houses scattered all over the territory encourages the audience to discover the region.
Concerts and artistic residencies at Fondazione Giorgio Cini in Venice that see the participation of young international string quartets and soloists. The project explores the relationship between architecture and music thanks to guided tours at the Foundation and concerts with music programs inspired to the places visited.
MUSICA AL MUSEO
MUMU (Music at the Museum) is a unique and immersive experiencial path that brings together the beauty of the most extraordinay Italian art masterpieces in museums, with the listening of live music, in an intimate situation.
MUMU offers new museum itineraries and dynamic concerts, for a more personal art fruition.
MUSICA CON VISTA
Chamber music open-air festival in the most beautiful places of Italy. A musical journey in the gardens, cloisters and courts of historic houses and palaces where the music of the most representative young ensembles of the international music scene echoes throughout the whole country, and is accompanied by activities of discovery of the territory.
Co-founded by the European Commission
MERITA – where chamber Music, cultural hERItage and TAlent meet is an online and offline platform that increases the visibility and circulation of emerging European string quartets, by innovating and improving the sustainability of the music industry, while promoting European cultural heritage.
MUSA – European young MUsicians soft Skills Alliance is a European professional training project for young string quartets. It aims to provide them with entrepreneurial knowledge, skills and competences are ususally missing in their curriculum although fundamental for their professional career.
TEAM BUILDING & SOCIAL AWARENESS
CRISTINA TRIVULZIO DI BELGIOJOSO
On the occasion of the installation of the first statue in Milan dedicated to a woman, Cristina Trivulzio di Belgiojoso, Le Dimore del Quartetto has organized an itinerary of conversation concerts to turn the spotlight on the life of this heroine of the Italian Risorgimento and to suggest a starting point for a broader collective recognition of women’s action in history and in the contemporary time.
The string quartet as metaphor of collaboration.
A path of music and words in schools, cities, peripheries, jails and hospitals that raises awareness on the importance of culture of dialogue and the fundamental values in a civil society. In particular, MetaFour supports fragile people and people with fewer opportunities thought a high quality cultural proposal that is accessible to everyone.
1+1+1+1 = much more than 4. Multimedia team-building tool for understanding and reflecting on topics such as trust, creativity, diversity, shared leadership, inclusivity, team working.
Fourismore familiarizes also non-experts with the noble principles that guide the work of a string quartet and suitably introduces them to executive boards, project teams and working groups.
Culture at school for responsible citizenship. Abito is a civic education path that accompanies middle school students in a journey towards responsible citizenship, through the universal languages of art and culture.
Advanced masterclass during which the ensembles get the chance to attend intense chamber music classes with renowned international teachers in historic houses and perform concerts. The ensembles are winners of scholarships allowing them to participate to the masterclass for free.
MUSIC WITH MASTERS
High musical specialization that takes place in Pistoia (Tuscany).
Classes are held by the most famous maestros coming from all over the world. It involves the whole citizen body with lessons, concerts and encounters in the most beautiful historic rooms of the city.
THE STRING CIRLCE
The first network that connects the excellence of the art of lutherie with the new promising generation of musicians through the international mapping of the best artisan workshops.
PRODUCTS & LIFESTYLE
Historic Houses are extraordinary production realities, with a fascinating story to tell. Come discover the simple and extraordinary beauty of these places and the products of the land that surrounds them.
Tailor-made travel itineraries. The concerts of the Quartets in the houses of our network are the leitmotif of a journey that aims at discovering the most extraordinary territories and the hidden gems of our immense Italian heritage.
The timeless art residency experience is extended to painters and sculptors in thanks to scholarships provided by Fondazione Brivio Sforza.
The artists, selected by Galleria Rubin, are hosted for a week in the chosen Italian houses to produce sketches inspired by the places, spaces and territories that host them.