4th November 2017 at 8pm (doors open 7.30pm)
THE ATRIUM QUARTET
Schubert. Quartet in A Minor, D804 "Rosamunde"
Shostakovich. Quartet No. 8 in C Minor
Beethoven. Quartet, op. 131 in C# Minor
The Atrium Quartet
"A beautifully balanced group with a fine, burnished tone and excellent blend” – The Strad
Returning to the Oxshott and Cobham Music Society platform is one of the most inspiring, dynamic and charismatic ensembles on the musical scene. The Atrium Quartet have established themselves as performers of deep emotion, intellect, virtuosity and technical brilliance. Highly acclaimed by audiences and press, the Quartet has performed throughout Europe, Russia, the USA, Australia, Japan and Brazil.
The Russian quartet is a winner of two of the most prestigious International Competitions for String Quartet: First prize and Audience Prize of the 9th London International String Quartet Competition in 2003 and Grand-Prix of the 5th International String Quartet Competition in Bordeaux in 2007. Founded in 2000 in St Petersburg under the inspiration of Professor Josef Levinson, the Quartet graduated from the St Petersburg Conservatoire in 2003 and then completed their education as a quartet-in-residence in Amsterdam coached by Prof. Stefan Metz at the Netherland String Quartet Academy and in the Hochschule fur Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin with Prof. Eberhard Feltz. The Quartet has also been coached by famous musicians from the Alban Berg Quartet and Vermeer Quartet.
Recent international highlights for the much travelled Atrium Quartet have included recitals at the Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall in London, Library of Congress in Washington, Frick Collection in New York, Les Invalides in Paris, BOZAR in Brussels, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Conservatoire du Geneva, Palau Musica Catalana and L'Auditori in Barcelona, Philharmonic Hall and Mariinsky Concert Hall in St Petersburg, Toppan Hall and Oji Hall in Tokyo, Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik as well as recitals at prestigious Festivals such as Beethovenfest, Schleswig-Holstein Festival, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival, Schwetzingen Festival in Germany, Colmar & Luberon Festivals in France, Orlando & Grachtenfestival in the Netherlands, the Haydn International Festival in Eszterhaza in Hungary, and the Davos and Luzern Festivals in Switzerland.
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