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

The Rolston String Quartet has in recent years firmly established themselves as one of the most celebrated young chamber ensembles to emerge internationally

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The Canadian-based Rolston String Quartet has in recent years firmly established themselves as one of the most celebrated young chamber ensembles to emerge internationally.

Comprising violinists Luri Lee and Emily Kruspe, violist Hezekiah Leung and cellist Jonathan Lo, the Rolstons are former 1st prize winners at the M-Prize, Yellow Springs and Banff International String Quartet Competitions – and the Astral Artists National Auditions.

The ensemble was recently awarded Chamber Music America’s prestigious Cleveland Quartet Award.

The Rolstons are represented by Andrew Kwan Artists Management in Canada, Sciolino Artist Managment in the United States – and Konzerdirektion Andrea Hampl in Europe.

 

VC ARTIST ROLSTON STRING QUARTET | DEBUSSY STRING QUARTET IN G MINOR | 1ST MVT | 2019

 

VC ARTIST ROLSTON STRING QUARTET | SCHUBERT STRING QUARTET NO. 13 IN A MINOR “ROSAMUNDE” | 2ND MVT | 2019

 

VC ARTIST ROLSTON STRING QUARTET | TCHAIKOVSKY | KAMARINSKAJA (ARR. DUBINSKY) | 2019

 

VC ARTIST ROLSTON STRING QUARTET | TCHAIKOVSKY | THE NEW DOLL | 2019

 

VC ARTIST ROLSTON STRING QUARTET | TCHAIKOVSKY | MORNING PRAYER | 2019

 

VC ARTIST ROLSTON STRING QUARTET | HAYDN | STRING QUARTET IN B MAJOR OP. 76 NO. 4 “SUNRISE” | 4TH MVT | 2019

 

VC ARTIST ROLSTON STRING QUARTET | BRAHMS | STRING QUARTET NO. 2 IN A MINOR | 1ST MVT | 2019

 

Luri Lee – 1st Violin 
Violin: 1740 Carlo Tononi
Bow: George Leon Lamy c.1910
Strings: Jargar Superior 
Teachers: Pamela Frank | Paul Kantor | Barry Shiffman | Erika Raum
Schools: University of Toronto | Peabody Conservatory of Music | Rice University | Glenn Gould School

 

Emily Kruspe – 2nd Violin
Violin: Stefano Scarampella 1900
Bow: Joseph Arthur Vigneron 
Strings: Jargar Superior 
Teachers: Paul Kantor | Erika Raum | Martin Beaver | Barry Shiffman
Schools: Colburn School | Glenn Gould School | University of Toronto
Hezekiah Leung – Viola
Viola: 2014 Jürgen Manthey
Bow: Francois Malo 
Strings: Jargar Superior 
Accessories: Pirastro Korfkerrest 
Teachers: Barry Shiffman | Steven Dann | Stephen Shipps | James Dunham
Schools: University of Michigan | Glenn Gould School | Rice University 
Jonathan Lo – Cello
Cello: Giovanni Cavani, c. 1880
Bow: Eugene Sartory
Strings: Jargar Superior 
Teachers: Norman Fischer | Desmond Hoebig | Andrés Diaz | Joel Krosnick | Steven Doane | Rosemary Elliott | Audrey Nodwell
Schools: Rice University | Glenn Gould School | The Juilliard School | Eastman School of Music
Website: http://www.rolstonstringquartet.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rolstonsq/
Instagram: @rolstonquartet

 

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