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 emerging quartet with young members from Italy and Spain born in 2021. The quartet is made up of violinists Ilaria Taioli and Samuele Di Gioia, violist José Manuel Muriel López and cellist Caterina Vannoni.

After meeting at Conservatorium Maastricht, in October 2022 the quartet is admitted at Accademia Stauffer in Cremona under the guidance of Quartetto di Cremona. From 2023 the quartet regularly participates in masterclasses at the Nederlandse StrijkKwartet Academie in Utrecht.

The quartet participates in masterclasses held by Marc Danel (Quatuor Danel), Ettore Causa (Yale School of Music), Miguel Da Silva (Ysaÿe Quartet), Isabel Villanueva and Mark Messenger (Royal College of Music), Pavel Nikl (Pavel Haas Quartet) and Pierre Colombet (Quatuor Ébène).

In August 2022 they are selected to take part in the Orlando European Summer Course for Chamber Music with a scholarship where they have the opportunity to have masterclasses with Kristian Winther, Shunske Sato, Henk Guittart (former Shönberg Quartet), Anna Da Silva Chen, Peter Brunt (Osiris Trio) and the members of the RusQuartet. In addition, they perform in Heerlen, Landgraaf and Kerkrade.
In May 2023 Doré Quartet participates in the Musethica/ECMA Session in Grafenegg, Austria, where the members have the opportunity to work and perform with Eckart Runge (Artemis Quartett) and have a lesson with Johannes Meissl.
In June 2023 the quartet receives a scholarship from the Willem Mengelberg Fonds of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, with which they participate at Zeister Muziekdagen, a summer festival in The Netherlands where they receive masterclasses from Alexander Pavlovsky, members of Jerusalem Quartet, Schumann Quartett and Ida Bieler (Melos Quartet).

Doré Quartet has performed for important music festivals and cultural institutions in The Netherlands, Germany and Belgium. Prominent among them are: Backstage Klassiek (Parkstad Limburg Theater Heerlen, The Netherlands), Orlando Festival (Theater Kerkrade, The Netherlands), Musica Sacra Kunstenfestival (Theater aan het Vrijthof in Maastricht, The Netherlands and Cultuurcentrum in Hasselt, Belgium), Euregional Outreach Network Conservatorium Maastricht Tour (Theater aan het Vrijthof in Maastricht and Muziekgebouw in Eindhoven, The Netherlands).

They are awarded 1st prize at the 3rd Swiss International Music Competition and 2nd prize at the 14th International Music Competition “Luigi Cerritelli”. Additionally, after taking part in the high specialization course “Corso Marco Allegri” in Faenza, the quartet participates 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.

Doré Quartet has been selected to join Le Dimore del Quartetto network.