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The Quiroga string-quartet, one of the most important ensembles from Spain, is the prizewinner of several major international music competitions. This ensemble will perform a delightful program at AUS, together with AUS Piano Professor Leopoldo Erice.
Named after the great Galician violinist Manuel Quiroga, one of the most important instrumentalists of Spanish music history, the Cuarteto Quiroga is a prizewinner of several major international competitions (Bordeaux, Paolo Borciani, Beijing, Geneva, Paris, Barcelona) and tours regularly in Spain, France, Germany, Italy, UK, Netherlands, Sweden, Hungary, Finland, South-America, China, Middle-East, Australia, U.S.A., and has recorded and been broadcast by RNE, SWR2, SwedishRadio, FranceMusique, WDR, MEZZO TV, etc.
Future and recent engagements include Wigmore Hall London, Philarmonie Berlin, Frick Collection New York, Auditori Barcelona, Auditorio Nacional Madrid, Les Invalides Paris, Heidelberger Frühling, Concertgebouw- Doelen Rotterdam, Nybrokajen Stockholm, Teatro Solís Montevideo, Teatro Nacional Panama, etc.
Among their musical partners we can count Valentin Erben, Vladimir Mendelssohn, Alain Meunier, Javier Perianes, David Kadouch, Jeremy Menuhin, Tobias Carron, Chen Halevy, Claire Desert, Mårten Larsson, J.E Bagaría, ZPR trio, the Meta4, Doric and Ardeo Quartets, etc. Since their birth, they've studied with Professors Rainer Schimidt and Walter Levin at Madrid's Escuela Reina Sofía and at the MusikAkademie der Stadt Basel and most recently with Prof. Hatto Beyerle.
They are quartet-in-residence at the Fundación Museo Cerralbo in Madrid and they hold the string quartet faculty chair at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Aragón, Zaragoza. Every summer they teach at the International Summer Courses of Llanes, Asturias, as part of the faculty and resident quartet, and they are invited regularly as guest teachers to several spanish Conservatories and Institutions for higher musical education (JONDE, UiA, etc.)
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