Prizes Awarded at Berlin’s Irene Steels-Wilsing Foundation String Quartet Competition

The Austrian-based Adelphi Quartet has been awarded 1st prize at the 2020 Irene Steels-Wilsing Foundation String Quartet Competition

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The Austrian-based Adelphi Quartet has this week been awarded 1st prize at the 2020 Irene Steels-Wilsing Foundation String Quartet Competition – in Berlin, Germany.

Comprising violinists Maxime Michaluk and Esther Agustí, violist Marko Milenković and cellist Nepomuk Braun, the ensemble are current students of Rainer Schmidt at the Salzburg Mozarteum University.

They will received €12,000.

2nd and 3rd prizes were awarded to the Baum Quartet from South Korea/Germany – and the Barbican Quartet from the United Kingdom.

The 2020 jury comprised: Eleonore Büning, Christoph Poppen, Irene Schwalb and Oliver Wille.

Previous 1st prize winners include: the Meccore Quartet, Noga Quartet, Aris Quartet and the Cosmos Quartet.

 

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