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

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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.

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