Are string quartets running out of names?main
The Wigmore Hall has just published a shortlist for next year’s International String Quartet Competition.
Just look at those names below. The Tchalik Quartet? Viano? Vera?
Are those indelible names?
Somebody needs to teach new quartets about branding.
Callisto Quartet USA
Esmé Quartet Germany
Gildas Quartet UK www.gildasquartet.com
Goldmund Quartett Germany www.goldmund-quartett.de
Idomeneo Quartet UK/Switzerland/Spain
Marmen Quartet UK www.marmenquartet.com
Quartet Amabile Japan
Quatuor Tchalik France www.gabrieltchalik.com/
Solem Quartet UK www.solemquartet.co.uk
Vera Quartet USA www.veraquartet.com
Viano Quartet USA