VC ARTIST | Marmen String Quartet – Banff Quartet Competition 1st Prize Winners

The London-based Marmen String Quartet has in recent seasons established themselves as one of the most promising young chamber music ensembles to emerge internationally

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The London-based Marmen String Quartet has in recent seasons established themselves as one of the most promising young chamber music ensembles to emerge internationally.

Comprising violinists Johannes Marmen and Ricky Gore, violist Bryony Gibson-Cornish and cellist Steffan Morris, the Marmen Quartet are a former 1st prize winner at the Bordeaux International String Quartet Competition – and in September of last year were awarded 1st prize at the prestigious 2019 Banff International String Quartet Competition, in Banff, Canada.

The quartet currently holds the Guildhall School of Music String Quartet Fellowship – whilst currently completing a Master of Chamber Music degree at the Hochschule für Musik Hannover.

 

VC ARTIST MARMEN QUARTET | MENDELSSOHN STRING QUARTET NO. 6 IN F MINOR OP. 80 | 2019 BANFF INTERNATIONAL STRING QUARTET COMPETITION 

 

VC ARTIST MARMEN QUARTET | SCHUBERT STRING QUARTET NO. 15 IN G MAJOR | 1ST MVT | 2019 BANFF INTERNATIONAL STRING QUARTET COMPETITION 

 

VC ARTIST MARMEN QUARTET | SCIARRINO QUARTET NO. 7 | 2019 BANFF INTERNATIONAL STRING QUARTET COMPETITION 

 

VC ARTIST MARMEN QUARTET | HAYDN STRING QUARTET IN B-FLAT MAJOR OP. 50 NO. 1 | 2019 BANFF INTERNATIONAL STRING QUARTET COMPETITION 

 

VC ARTIST MARMEN QUARTET | LIGETI STRING QUARTET NO.1 “MÉTAMORPHOSES NOCTURNES” | 2019 BANFF INTERNATIONAL STRING QUARTET COMPETITION 

 

VC ARTIST MARMEN QUARTET | MATTHEW WHITTALL | BRIGHT FERMENT | 2019 BANFF INTERNATIONAL STRING QUARTET COMPETITION 

 

VC ARTIST MARMEN QUARTET | BEETHOVEN STRING QUARTET IN C-SHARP MINOR OP. 131 | 2019 BANFF INTERNATIONAL STRING QUARTET COMPETITION 

 

Marmen Quartet

Teachers: John Myerscough (Doric Quartet), Oliver Wille (Kuss Quartet), Simon Rowland-Jones 

Schools: Royal College of Music (Artist Diploma), Hochschule für Musik Hannover, (Master of Chamber Music), Guildhall School of Music & Drama (Guildhall Artists Junior Fellowship)

Website: www.marmenquartet.com

Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/marmenquartet/

Instagram: @marmenquartet

 

Johannes Marmen 

Violin: Joseph Gagliano, 1796

Bow: Nicolas Léonard Tourte 

Strings: Thomastik Dominant/Pirastro Oliv

Accessories: Kun Bravo shoulder rest 

Teachers: Nina Balabina, Berent Korfker, Radu Blidar 

Schools: Royal College of Music, London 

 

Ricky Gore

Violin: Tomaso Eberle 1778

Bow: Ulf Johansson

Strings: Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Gold

Accessories: Pirastro Korfker Rest

Teachers: Loutsia Ibragimova, Berent Korfker

Schools: Yehudi Menuhin School, Guildhall School of Music and Drama

 

Bryony Gibson-Cornish 

Viola: Vincenzo Sannino, 1932 

Bow: Eugene Sartory 

Strings: Thomastik Peter Infeld, Evah Pirazzi, Thomastik Spirocore

Accessories: Pirastro Korfker Rest 

Teachers: Stephen Larsen, Heidi Castleman, Misha Amory, Andriy Viytovych

Schools: Pettman National Junior Academy of Music, University of Canterbury, Christchurch NZ; The Juilliard School, New York; Royal College of Music, London 

 

Steffan Morris 

Cello: Johannes Cuypers 1770

Bow: Francois Nicolas Voirin

Strings: Thomastik Versum

Teachers: Thomas Carroll, Heinrich Schiff 

Schools: Yehudi Menuhin School, Vienna University for Music and Performing Arts

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