Prizes Awarded at Germany's Joseph Joachim Chamber Music Competition

The Barbican Quartet has been awarded 1st prize at the 2019 Joseph Joachim International Chamber Music Competition

Barbican String Quartet

The British-based Barbican Quartet has today been awarded 1st prize at the 2019 Joseph Joachim International Chamber Music Competition – in Weimar, Germany.

Comprising violinists Amarins Wierdsma and Tim Crawford, violist Christoph Slenczka and cellist Yoanna Prodanova, the quartet will receive €10,000 – plus a number of important orchestral and festival performance opportunities.

2nd and 3rd prizes were awarded to the Marmen Quartet from Great Britain - and the Cosmos Quartet from Spain.

This year's jury comprised: Anne-Kathrin Lindig (Chair), Lukas HagenErich Krüger, Alberto MiodiniHariolf SchlichtigArnau Tomás and Susan Tomes.