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Zelkova Quartet

Zelkova Quartet

The Zelkova Quartet was founded at the Royal Northern College of Music under the guidance of Petr Prause, cellist of the Talich Quartet, in 2010. They recently completed an International Artist Diploma in Chamber Music, the institution’s most advanced level of study in performance, and were recently selected to participate in the St John’s Smith Square Young Artists Programme 2014/15. Recent […]

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Quiroga Duo

Quiroga Duo

Formed in 2014 by Laura Balboa (violin) and Manuel López Jorge (piano), Quiroga Duo is an up-and-coming young group based in London. Its two members, students from the Royal College of Music and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, are both soloists with notable performing careers, and prize-winners at several competitions. The duo is named in honour of the […]

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Maxwell Quartet

Maxwell Quartet

Hailed as ‘one of the front-runners’ in young UK ensembles (Classical Music magazine) the Maxwell Quartet is rapidly emerging as a dynamic and exciting force in the chamber music world, with a strong commitment to bringing together wide-ranging projects and programmes to expand the string quartet repertoire. The players are currently Park Lane Group Artists, Tunnell Trust Artists, […]

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Marmen Quartet

Marmen Quartet

Marmen Quartet are the current holders of Music In The Round’s ‘Bridge’ scheme. They perform regularly in venues around the UK and internationally. Founded at the Royal College of Music, London, they consist of Johannes Marmen, Ricky Gore, Joshua Hayward and Steffan Morris. Since its formation, the Marmen Quartet has enjoyed masterclasses with Shmuel Ashkenazi, Rainer […]

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Jacquin Trio

Jacquin Trio

Featured in Classical Music Magazine as one of the “front runners taking to the chamber music stage”, the Jacquin Trio are rapidly establishing a reputation for their dynamic performances and spirited music making. Winners of the Royal Overseas League and the St Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Music Competitions, the trio have performed extensively across the UK as […]

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Fitzroy Quartet

Winners of the 2016 Cavatina Intercollegiate Chamber Music Competition the Fitzroy Quartet were formed at the Royal Academy of Music in 2014 by 4 award-winning musicians from Italy, Spain and the UK. They are looking forward to returning to the Royal Academy as Chamber Music Fellows in 2016/17. They are also extremely delighted to have been announced as the […]

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Eblana String Trio

Formed in 2006, the Eblana String Trio consists of three committed chamber musicians, intent on performing the often neglected string trio repertoire. During their time at the Royal Northern College of Music the trio won all the major chamber music prizes, notably winning the 2010 RNCM chamber music award and audience prize for their performance […]

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Duo Asteria

Duo Asteria

Duo Asteria was founded in February 2015, almost by chance, by the desire of two young musicians Corinna Hentschel and Giulio Poggia to make as much chamber music as possible. From the outset there was an obvious mutual musical and personal empathy between both musicians. They created and played demanding recital programmes in many different venues, […]

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Duo Aquilon

Eulalie Charland and Maiko Mori started collaborating while they were still studying at the Royal College of Music in London. In 2002 they founded the clarinet trio which later became the piano trio Aquilon. More recently they have started to focus on their duo partnership – their love of the chamber duo repertoire and commitment […]

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Dulcinea Quartet

The Dulcinea Quartet enjoys performing in London and around the United Kingdom, programming the classical string quartet canon alongside contemporary works and commissions. The quartet was formed in 2008 at the Royal Academy of Music. The Dulcinea Quartet has benefitted from masterclasses with the Wihan, Skampa, Vanbrugh, Henschel and Chilingirian quartets and has received coaching from eminent musicians such as Thomas Brandis, Martin […]

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Consone Quartet

Winners of the 2016 Royal Over-Seas League Strings/Keyboard Ensemble Prize, London-based Consone Quartet is dedicated to exploring and recreating the sound worlds of the classical and early romantic string quartet repertoire through period instrument performance. The quartet’s success at the finals of the York Early Music International Young Artists Competition 2015 brought them the EUBO […]

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Castalian Quartet

Castalian Quartet

Winner of the First Prize at the 2015 Lyon International Chamber Music Competition, the Castalian Quartet is fast becoming a favourite with audiences in the United Kingdom and abroad for its ‘richly romantic energy and passion’ (The Strad magazine). Formed in 2011, the quartet has been the beneficiary of awards from the Royal Overseas League […]

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Birds on Fire

Birds on Fire is a viol consort consisting of graduates from Royal Academy of Music, Royal College of Music, Cambridge University, Birmingham Conservatoire and New York University; with teachers from groups such as Fretwork, Phantasm, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, and Julliard Baroque (New York). Their name is taken from the first work they performed […]

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Behn Quartet

Behn Quartet

The Behn Quartet is a London-based string quartet, comprised of players from England, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and Wales. Their commitment to each other extends far beyond the practice room, which creates highly engaging and emotionally-involved performances. They are named after Aphra Behn, the seventeenth-century playwright and poet, philanthropist of the arts, feminist, spy and […]

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Alke Quartet

The Alke Quartet was formed in 2011 from members of the Southbank Sinfonia and in 2014 they welcomed Soh-Yon Kim as first violinist. Following their highly successful Park Lane Group (PLG) audition in Spring 2015, the Alke Quartet has given the PLG’s annual performance of Haydn’s The Seven Last words from The Cross at St. […]

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