The Final Round will stream Reside right here on The Violin Channel on Sunday, September 4 at 4pm (ET), with the successful quartet to acquire in excess of $200,000 CAD in occupation advancement opportunities
Next four rounds of rigorous competitiveness, the Balourdet String Quartet from the United States, the Isidore String Quartet from the United States and Opus 13 from Norway/Sweden have been chosen as the finalists at the 14th Banff Intercontinental String Quartet Levels of competition 2022 (BISQC), in Banff, Alberta, Canada.
The three ensembles, selected from the nine quartets competing this week, will just about every execute a total Beethoven String Quartet in the Final Round to determine the 2022 laureates.
This year’s initially prize-successful ensemble will acquire a custom made-created 3-12 months creative and profession advancement program. This contains the Southern Methodist College Peak Fellowship Ensemble-in-Residence Prize, a two-12 months paid out residency worth $200,000 CAD, as nicely as an Esterházy Foundation Residency with live shows at Haydn Hall in Eisenstadt and the Lucerne Pageant.
All 3 quartets competing in the Remaining Spherical will also be offered residency alternatives at the Banff Centre, and all 7 quartets not advancing to this year’s finals will obtain a Christine and David Anderson Prize of $5,000.00 CAD.
Founded in 1983 as aspect of Banff Centre’s 50th anniversary, BISQC is held after just about every three decades. Former initially prize winners include the VC Artists Marmen Quartet, Dover Quartet, and Viano String Quartet.
This year’s jury includes James Ehnes, Barnabas Kelemen, Juan-Miguel Hernandez, Catherine Manson, Karoly Schranz, Sung-Gained Yang and Calidore Quartet cellist, VC Artist Estelle Choi.