ALIOTH QUARTET, ITALY

Matilde Urbani, violin Sofia Morano, violin Anna Avilia, viola Jacopo Gaudenzi, cello The Alioth Quartet was created in 2019 in Fiesole and attended classes led by professor Edoardo Rosadini. In the same year the ensemble was chosen to formally represent Scuola di Musica di Fiesole (Fiesole Music School) at the[…]

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AFFINITY QUARTET, AUSTRALIA

Josephine Chung, violinNicholas Waters, violinRuby Shirres, viola Mee Na Lojewsky, cello Since forming in 2015, Australia’s Affinity Quartet has emerged on Melbourne’s classical music scene as ‘one of the most exciting ensembles to make their mark’ (Classic Melbourne). Affinity Quartet’s touring 2016-20 has included acclaimed performances at Amsterdam String Quartet[…]

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QUATUOR AGATE, FRANCE

Adrien Jurkovic, violinThomas Descamps, violinRaphaël Pagnon, violaSimon Iachemet, cello Currently based in Paris, it is first their love for Berlin – its dynamic culture, rich and eclectic musical life – that brings these four passionate members of the Quatuor Agate together for the first time. These young people, native of[…]

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AKELA QUARTET, DENMARK

Clara Glasdam, violinGustav Ranum, violinKirsten Wilbrandt Kjær, violaOskar Reuben Friis-Hansen, cello AKELA was founded in 2019 at the Royal Danish Academy of Music and has since been interpreting the quartet repertoire with presence and curiosity under the tutelage of Professor Tim Frederiksen at chamber music festivals, international masterclasses, competitions and in concerts all[…]

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QUATUOR AKHTAMAR, BELGIUM

Coline Alecian, violinJennifer Pio, violinOndine Stasyk, violaCyril Simon, cello Akhtamar, an Armenian legend. The name of the quartet is a reference to the Armenian Miniatures by Komitas/Aslamazyan, which the ensemble has performed with passion since its foundation. Formed in Brussels in 2014, the ensemble was one of the six quartets[…]

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QUATUOR AKILONE, FRANCE

Magdalena Geka, violinElise De-Bendelac, violinPerrine Guillemot, violaLucie Mercat, cello Reputed for the deep and poetic vision of the works they tackle, Quatuor Akilone stands up for the vast string quartet repertoire with musicality, cleverness and imagination.It is both a human and a musical adventure that was born in 2011 in[…]

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QUATUOR AKOS, FRANCE

Alexis Gomez, violin Aya Murakami, violin Katya Polin, viola Cyrielle Golin, cello Formed in 2015, the Akos Quartet consists of Alexis Gomez, Aya Murakami (violin), Hélène Desaint (viola) and Cyrielle Golin (cello). Inspired by the exhibition « L’Archet Révolutionnaire » held in London in 2015 (historical bows from 1750 to[…]

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ALBAN KWARTET, THE NETHERLANDS

Isaac Pérez Riera, violinAnne-Catherine Feltgen, violinJosé Rodrigo Teixeira de Freitas, violaGlòria Expósito Pérez, cello Alban Kwartet was born in 2018 with the objective of combining composers of the First andSecond Viennese Schools. Its programmes thus frequently feature works by composers such as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart or Joseph Haydn on one[…]

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ALINEA QUARTET, GERMANY

Fanny Anaïs Schell, violinMario Sögtrop, violinRaphael Maria Schönball, violaDavid Fuchs, cello In typography, the “Alinea” symbol stands for the beginning of a new thought. The young Alinea string quartet, based in Munich and founded in 2019, has set out to break away from the norms of both how and where[…]

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ALLA MANIERA ITALIANA STRING QUARTET, ITALY

Giacomo Coletti, violinStefano Raccagni, violinAlessia Menin, violaAnna Camporini, cello The quartet was born out of a shared desire to explore the great chamber music repertoire of the 18th and 19th centuries, with Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven as the most valuable exponents, with a historically informed view.Indeed, the quartet uses copies[…]

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