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Notos Quartett
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Germany and Switzerland
Foundation: 2007 in Germany
Royal Academy of Music London, Universität Mozarteum Salzburg, Universität der Künste Berlin, Gemeinsames Kammermusikstudium bei Günter Pichler an der Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía
- Rediscovery and first recording of Béla Bartóks Piano Quartett
- Winner of the ECHO Klassik Price 2017 as newcomer of the year
- 1. Prize Charles-Hennen-Concours 2011
- 1. Prize  Parkhaus Award 2011
- 1. Prize  Premio Vittorio Gui Florenz 2013
- 1. Prize  International Chamber Music Competiton Almere 2016
- 1. Prize OnStage Competition 2016
- 1. Prize  Schoenfeld International String Competition 2016
Sony Music/RCA Red Seal
Short Biography
Sindri Lederer | Violin
Andrea Burger | Viola
Philip Graham | Violoncello
Antonia Köster | Piano

Winner of the Würth Prize 2022

The Notos Quartet is regarded as "one of the outstanding chamber music formations of the present day". (FonoForum 09/2017)

Audiences and critics alike admire the ensemble's "virtuosic brilliance and technical perfection" as well as its "sense of balance and interplay, which makes every detail of the composition audible" and "hits the listener directly in the heart with the intimately played notes".

Since its foundation in 2007, the Notos Quartet has already been awarded six 1st prizes as well as numerous special prizes at international competitions in Holland, Italy, England and China. In 2017, it was also awarded the then prestigious German music prize ECHO Klassik as Young Artist of the Year, an award rarely given to an ensemble.  2022 Award of the Würth Prize of Jeunesse Musicales Deutschland, one of the most exclusive awards in the German musical landscape.

In the coming season, concert tours will take the Notos Quartet to Japan and China as well as to concert halls such as the Tonhalle Zurich, the Konzerthaus Berlin, the International House of Music in Moscow and the Wigmore Hall in London, as well as to the USA. It will also premiere works dedicated to it by composers such as Beat Furrer and Bryce Dessner.
Numerous CD productions, radio and television appearances.

The quartet's companions, teachers and patrons include the Alban Berg Quartet, the Mandelring Quartet, Uwe-Martin Haiberg, Clemens Hagen, Menahem Pressler and András Schiff.


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