Melbourne Chamber Music Society presents The Esme String Quartet
Melbourne Chamber Music Society presents…
Esme String Quartet | April 1, 2022
Praised for their warm sound and powerful stage presence, The Esme String Quartet was formed in 2016 at the Hochschule fur Musik und Tanz in Cologne, Germany, by four Korean musicians who were long-time friends.
In Spring, 2018 the quartet won first prize and four special prizes at the prestigious Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition in London.
They have performed at St. Martin-in-the-Fields in London, the Flagey Musiq3 Festival in Brussels, the Lotte Concert Hall, Seoul, the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland, the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, and the Brahms Festival in Lubeck, Germany. They recently made their debut at Wigmore Hall in London. The quartet records for the British label Champs Hills Records, and released their initial CD in 2019.
Mozart: Quartet in D Major, K. 575
Shostakovich: Quartet No. 9, Opus 117
Beethoven: Quartet in E Minor, Opus 59, No.2