Chaos String Quartet

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Awarded the 2nd Prize and the Special Prize for the best performance of “Terra Memoria” by Kaija Saariaho at the prestigious Bordeaux International String Quartet Competition, the Chaos String Quartet is quickly establishing itself on the international music scene. Additional successes include the 2nd Prize and numerous Special Prizes at the 2021 Bartók World Competition and winning the International Premio V. E. Rimbotti in Italy. 

The Chaos String Quartet was invited to music festivals such as the Davos Festival, the Ravenna Festival, the Gent Festival van Vlaanderen, Musica Insieme Bologna, Festival Academy Budapest, Festival del Quartetto Firenze, Lockenhaus, Wien Modern and the Heidelberger Streichquartettfest.

Mentored by Prof. Johannes Meissl in Vienna through the ECMAster program, the quartet has additionally completed a postgraduate course at the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole with the Cuarteto Casals. The ensemble received additional musical impulses from artists such as Eberhard Feltz, Patrick Jüdt, Rainer Schmidt (Hagen Quartet), Hatto Beyerle (Alban Berg Quartet),  András Keller (Keller Quartet) and Oliver Wille (Kuss Quartet).

Furthermore, the quartet is a member of the Chamber Music Association Le Dimore del Quartetto and has been selected for the promotional program New Austrian Sound of Music.

Photos: Andrej Grilc