Semi-Finalists Announced at London’s Wigmore Hall String Quartet Competition

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Aeolus String Quartet Wigmore Hall Competition Cover

The 6 Semi-Finalists have today been announced at the 2015 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition, in London.

The 2015 Semi-Finalists are:

  • Aeolus Quartet (USA)
  • Aizuri Quartet (USA)
  • Alinde Quartett (Germany)
  • Piatti Quartet (United Kingdom)
  • Van Kuijk Quartet (France)
  • Verona Quartet (USA)

The Final Round will be held on Sunday 29th March – with this year’s 1st prize winning ensemble to receive £10,000 (US $15,000).

This year’s jury comprises: Chairman John Gilhooly, Levon Chilingirian, Valentin Erben, Peter Jarusek, Heime Mullter, Lesley Robertson, Simon Rowland-Jones, Alasdair Tait, Mark Braithwaite, Simone van der Giessen, Donald Grant, Oliver Heath.

 

PICTURED: 2015 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition Semi-Finalists, The Aeolus Quartet

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