New Second violin

The Molinari Quartet is very pleased to announce that Antoine Bareil has become the new second violinist of the quartet. We are very excited about his passion towards new music.  


A 19th Opus Prize!

    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 music in Quebec, was held on Sunday, February 4, 2018, at the Bourgie Hall at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.  


Echo Klassik Awards Gala

Sunday October 29 2017, violinist Olga Ranzenhofer was at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, Germany, to receive the Molinari Quartet’s Echo Klassik award for its recording of György Kurtág’s complete string quartets. A great honor for the Molinari! Watch the presentation  as aired by the German television ZFD here

Finalist for an Opus Prize

The Molinari Quartet his happy to announce that it is finalist for the Opus Prize of Best recording of the year in the category of Contemporary- modern music for its recording of the complete string quartets by György Kurtag. The Gala will be held on February 4 2018 at Bourgie Hall.

An Echo Klassik Award

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 during a gala event in the Elbphilharmonie Concert Hall in Hamburg. The German public TV channel ZDF will broadcast the ceremony. The Molinari Quartet is among great artists such as Joyce DiDonato, Matthias Goerne, Daniel Hope, Maurizio Pollini et Christian Tetzlaff in the 2017 Echo Klassik awards. See the complete list of winners :