AMATIS TRIO, AUSTRIA

Mengjie Han, piano Lea Hausmann, violin Samuel Shepherd, cello The Amatis Trio was founded in Amsterdam in late 2013 and is now based in Salzburg, Austria. German violinist Lea Hausmann, British cellist Samuel Shepherd, and Dutch pianist Mengjie Han are celebrated for their energy, insight, creativity, communication and passion. The[…]

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ADAM QUARTET, THE NETHERLANDS

Margot Kolodziej, violinHannelore De Vuyst, violinMinna Svedberg, violaRenée Timmer, cello The ADAM Quartet is a young ensemble that seeks to breathe new life and form a fresh perspective to the string quartet tradition while staying true to its essence. Formed in 2020 after graduating from the Conservatory of Amsterdam, 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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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 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[…]

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QUATUOR AKOS, FRANCE

Alexis Gomez, violinAya Murakami, violinKatya Polin, violaCyrielle Golin, cello Winner of the “13th International Mozart Competition” (3rd prize and Bärenreiter prize), the Akos Quartet was formed in 2015. It aspires to surprises and the magic of the moment, combining musical heritage and modernity by proposing eclectic concert programs on classical[…]

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ALINDE QUARTETT, GERMANY

EUGENIA Ottaviano, violin Guglielmo Dandolo Marchesi, violin Gregor Hrabar, viola Bartolomeo Dandolo Marchesi, cello Laureate of several international competitions – most recently the International Chamber Music Competition “Città di Pinerolo e Torino” and the Concorso Internazionale “Salieri Zinetti” – the quartet can be found happily stage-hopping all across Europe. Offstage,[…]

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ALINEA QUARTET, GERMANY

Fanny Anaïs Schell, violinMario Sögtrop, violinRaphael Maria Schönball, violaDavid Fuchs, cello In typography, the “Alinea” symbol means the beginning of a new thought. In a more literal sense, it also means the deviation from the norm and the established standard. The young Alinea string quartet, based in Munich and founded[…]

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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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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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