A new recording!

The new Molinari Quartet digital-only release of Philip Glass’ string quartets nos.1-4 is now available for pre-order ahead of the June 10 release date.

A second volume will be recorded next year and the complete set of quartets will eventually be released as a box set.

The winners of the Seventh International Composition Competition

Montreal, Friday May 28, 2021– During its concert on Friday May 28 at 7 pm at the Montreal Conservatory of Music, the Molinari Quartet announced the winners of its Eighth International Composition Competition for String Quartet. The winners were chosen among 115 candidates aged under 40 and the jury – composed of the members of …

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Glass CD

Last week, the musicians of the Molinari Quartet spent three days at St-Augustin de Mirabel church to record the first four quartets by American minimalist composer Philip Glass. This is the first of a set of recordings to be made of the complete string quartes by Glass for the ATMA Classique record label. Sound engineer …

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