The Paris-based Van Kuijk Quartet won the triennial Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition ast night. Joint runners-up were the Piatti Quartet (UK) and Verona Quartet (US). Third Prize went to the Aizuri Quartet (US).
The winning combo is composed of Nicholas van Kuijk (violin), Sylvain Favre-Bulle (violin), Grégoire Vecchioni (viola) and François Robin (cello).
photo: Ben Ealovega