The Molinari Quartet announces its 8th International composition competition. Composers of 40 years of less are invited to submit an original work for string quartet. The four winners will receive prizes totaling 6000$ and will have their work premiered in a concert by the Molinari Quartet during their 2021-2022 season in Montreal. For complete details …
The Molinari Quartet’s annuel benefit event will take place on Tuesday April 9th at 6 pm at the Guido Molinari Foundation, 3290 St. Catherine street East, Montréal. Under the honorary chairmanship of Mr Richard Lupien, you will have the privilege to hear the Molinari Quartet musicians in an intimate setting, to participate in a …
The Molinari Quartet recorded four string quartets by American composer John Zorn on October 9, 10 and 11th at St. Augustin de Mirabel church near Montreal. The new CD will be released on the ATMA Classic label on February 15 2019 and will include Cat O’Nine Tails, The Dead Man, Memento Mori and Kol Nidre. The picture is taken moments after the end of the recording with ATMA’s president and producer Johanne Goyette and the musicians of the Molinari Quartet.
SCHAFER’S LABYRINTH is a powerful and bold multimedia extravaganza that will showcase the 13 String Quartets of R. MURRAY SCHAFER, Canada’s most internationally celebrated composer, to be performed live on stage by the Molinari String Quartet. This is an entirely unique audio-visual tone poem created through the juxtaposition of classical music, environmental soundscapes (coined by Schafer in the 1960s), stunning motion picture images, large screen movie projection, animated graphics,
During its concert on Friday May 18 at 7:30 pm at the Montreal Conservatory of Music, the Molinari Quartet announced the winners of its Seventh International Composition Competition for String Quartet. The winners were chosen from 108 candidates aged under 40 and the jury – composed of the members of the Molinari Quartet and composers Brian Cherney and Maxime McKinley – met in May to evaluate the 109 original scores received from 26 countries.
For its Seventh edition, the Molinari Quartet has selected four works. The order of the winners will be determined following the concert on February 1st, 2019 by the jury, after a final deliberation. Here are the four candidates, in alphabetical order, whose works will be played in concert:
Preston Beebe (né en 1988) des États-Unis d’Amérique pour son œuvre Beneath Trees
Bertrand Chavarría-Aldrete, (born in 1978) from Mexico for his work Douleur exquise
Jongsung Oh (né en 1987) de la Corée du Sud pour son œuvre HAYDN pour quatuor à cordes
Menelaos Peistikos (né en 1995) de Grèce pour son œuvre For Sun’s Light
The Molinari Quartet invites you to its annual benefit event on May 23 2018 at 6 pm at the Guido Molinari Foundation, 3290 St. Catherine street East in Montreal. Guests will enjoy a private concert, a cocktail, a silent auction and a drawing as well as being the first to see the new exhibit of works by Martha Townsend and Guido Molinari called “Laminoir”.
The event is a special moment to support the Quartet and to meet the musicians in a convivial setting.
Tickets: 150 $ (income tax receipt of 120$)
To reserve your place please contact the Molinari Quartet by email at email@example.com or by phone 514-527-5515
At the annual Opus Awards Gala of the Conseil québécois de la Musique, the Molinari Quartet received an Opus Prize for its recording of György Kurtág’s complete string quartets on the ATMA Classique label in the category: “Record of the Year – Modern Music, contemporary. The Gala, which celebrates the excellence of concert …
The Molinari Quartet is very proud to announce that it has won the Echo Klassik prize for its Kurtág string quartets recording in the category Chamber music 20th-21st century. The Echo Klassik awards are the most important classical music awards in Germany. The Echo Klassik trophies will be handed out on Sunday, 29 October 2017 …