Quartetto Kélemen

Kelemen Quartet

The Kelemen Quartet’s international acclaim was further enhanced in July 2011 when they received three prizes at the 6th Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition: the overall second prize, the audience prize and the Musica Viva Grand Prize, which resulted in an Australian tour in spring 2014. The Kelemen Quartet also received the first prize ex aequo at the Beijing International Music Competition in 2011 and at the International Sándor Végh String Quartet Competition in Budapest in 2012. It has performed in Hungary, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Finland, Italy, Croatia, North America and Australia, and collaborated with musicianssuch as Joshua Bell, Pekka Kuusisto, Joseph Lendvay, Maxim

Rysanov, Nicolas Altstaedt and pianists Zoltán Kocsisand Ferenc Rados. The Kelemen Quartet received further tuition from Zoltán Kocsis, Péter Komlós, Miklós Perényi, Günter Pichler (Alban Berg Quartet), Ferenc Rados, AndrásSchiff and Gábor Takács-Nagy. On the Kelemen Quartet’s first US tourtheDallas News highlighted“the most electrifying string-quartet concert in recent memory” and praised the ensemble’s “highly inflected and vividly interactive music-making ”. Recent highlights include debuts at the Philharmonie Berlin, Auditorium du Louvre Paris, Palace

of Arts in Budapest, Schloß Esterhazy in Eisenstadt,Bruneck,Dallas and at the Lockenhaus, Lohisoitto, Kaposvar and Kauinainen Festivals and a tour to Mexico.


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