2019 BISQC co-winners make Calgary debut
Formed in 2013 at the Royal College of Music in London, the Marmen Quartet is building a reputation for the courage, vitality and commitment of its performances and is fast establishing itself as one of the most impressive and engaging new talents in the chamber music arena. 2019 marked a year of significant achievement for the Quartet, with First Prizes at both the Bordeaux International String Quartet Competition and Banff International String Quartet Competition, where they were also awarded the Haydn and Canadian Commission prizes. Other accolades include first prize at the Royal Overseas League Competition (2018) and awards at the International Joseph Joachim Chamber Music Competition.
February 3, 2023 – 8 p.m.
Haydn: Quartet in C major, Op. 50, No. 2
Webern: Five Movements, Op. 5
Beethoven: Quartet in E Minor, Op. 59, No. 2
Johannes Marmen, violin
Laia Valentin Braun, violin
Bryony Gibson-Cornish, viola
Sinéad O’Halloran, cello