|Nightingale String Quartet, Denmark/Germany, 2015|
Tour Dates: 20th - 31th August, 2015
Nightingale String Quartet was the "Young Artist of the Year" of 2014, by Gramophone.
August 20th, Thursday, 19:30, Tianjin Grand Theatre, Tianjin
Gunvor Sihm, violin
Nightingale String Quartet was the "Young Artist of the Year" of 2014, by Gramophone. Before that, they received the title from the Danish Radio P2 the “Talent Prize 2010”. In March 2012, Nightingale String Quartet released the first of three-CD recording of Rued Langgaard’s complete string quartets with the record company DACAPO. The CD had won them P2 Prize (Danish Radio) for “Danish CD of 2012” in January 2013. It was also a finalist for BBC Music Magazine award as “Best Chamber CD of 2012”. This CD received sublime reviews from all over the world and was highlighted as both BBC Music Magazine “Chamber Choice” and Gramophones “Choice” in June 2012.
Nightingale String Quartet has won prizes at several national as well as international chamber music competitions. In 2009, the quartet won 2nd prize at the Danish Radio’s chamber music competition. In April 2010 Nightingale String Quartet was awarded 2nd prize at the international chamber music competition “Charles Hennen Concours” in Holland. The quartet has received coaching from members of the Alban Berg Quartet, the Vermeer Quartet, Quatour Danel and the Danish String Quartet. Very recently, the Quartet had intensive studies with Professor Hatto Beyerle, founder of the Alban Berg Quartet and of ECMA (European Chamber Music Academy).
"The provocative vitality, the fragile romantic sensitivity and the striking intellectual independence."
- BBC Music Magazine