Ricardo Urbina, violin
Ariadny Alvarado, violin
Clelia Lavenia, viola
Giulio Nicolosi, cello
The “Katane” Quartet was born in Catania in 2018 under the guidance of Maestro Gaetano Adorno, professor of Chamber Music at the “Vincenzo Bellini Institute of Musical Studies”.
Here the musical experience of the Venezuelan music education program “El Sistema”, a school that has existed for just a few decades and which already enjoys a reputation of international renown, and the ancient Italian tradition, are combined.
In May 2018 the Katàne Quartet won the first prize of the “Città di Siracusa” International Competition by performing the quartet op. 18 n 3 of L.V. Beethoven.
The Quartet played several times in August 2018 for the summer season “I concerti dell’Istituto” of the Bellini Institute of Musical Studies expanding its repertoire with jewelry from the chamber music such as” Langsamer Satz “by Anton Webern and the” Quartetto per Archi “by Nino Rota, a little-known work of great stylistic importance.
It played for the Unione Italiana Ciechi in his XXVI concert season and inaugurated the VII season of the Cultural Association “Promethéus” of Catania in the picturesque Liberty framework of the castle of Leucatia.
In December 2018 it collaborated with the International Studies Center “Sigismund Thalberg” of Naples performing the Quartet op. 51 n.2 by Johannes Brahms.
In 2019 it was invited to play during the week at the “S. Anna” Church in Catania.
The Katàne took part in the concert seasons A.F.A.M. and A.S.A.M., contact Floridia and Sircacusa.
The Quartet collaborated with Giovanni Roselli, first flute of the Teatro Massimo Vincenzo Bellini of Catania.
The quartet was selected to join the “Le Dimore del Quartetto” network in October 2018.