Sunday, April 19 at 3:00pm
Beall Concert Hall
961 East 18th Avenue, Eugene, OR
PERFORMING: Mozart String Quartet in D Minor, K. 421; Bartók String Quartet no. 4; Schumann String Quartet in A Major, op. 41, no. 3
This concert was originally scheduled for Sun, Feb 02, 2020 3:00 PM. Due to unforeseen circumstances the concert has been rescheduled to Sun, Apr 19, 2020 3:00 PM.
People currently holding tickets to this concert will have their tickets automatically transferred to the new date. If they can't attend they are eligible for a full refund through the Hult Center Box Office (541) 682-5000.
For people wanting to purchase tickets tickets are available now for the April 19 concert.
We are extremely sorry for any inconvenience this may cause people.
Nicolas Van Kuijk - violin
Sylvain Favre-Bulle - violin
Emmanuel François - viola
François Robin - cello
Currently BBC New Generation Artists, the Van Kuijk Quartet’s international accolades boast First, Best Beethoven and Best Haydn Prizes at the 2015 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet competition, First Prize and an Audience Award at the Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition, as well as becoming laureates of the Aix-en-Provence Festival Academy. Further to this, they join the ECHO Rising Stars roster for the 2017/2018 season.
Since their formation in 2012, the ensemble is already an established presence in major international venues, performing at the Wigmore Hall in London, Auditorium du Louvre and Salle Gaveau in Paris, Tonhalle in Zurich, Musikverein in Vienna, Berliner Philharmonie, Tivoli Concert Series in Denmark, Sage Gateshead, and at festivals in Cheltenham, Heidelberg, Lockenhaus, Davos, Verbier, Aix-en-Provence, Montpellier/Radio France, Evian, Auvers-sur-Oise, Stavanger (Norway), Concentus Moraviae (Czech Republic), Haydn/Esterházy in Fertod (Hungary), Eilat (Israel) and Canberra (Australia). This season saw the quartet make their debut in Hong Kong, Australia & Taiwan. They are also due to return to North America this autumn for appearances at The Frick Collection in New York, The Phillips Collection in Washington DC, and Salle Bourgie in Montreal.
The Quartet records exclusively for Alpha Classics. Their debut recording, Mozart, was released to outstanding critical acclaim in Autumn 2016, and is followed by a disc of French music in late 2017.
The Van Kuijk Quartet is in residence at Proquartet, Paris, where they study with members of the Alban Berg, Artemis and Hagen quartets. Having taken their first steps as students of the Ysaye Quartet, the young musicians have worked with Günter Pichler at the Escuela Superior de Mùsica Reina Sofia in Madrid; supported generously by the International Institute of Chamber Music of Madrid.
The quartet also participates in international academies; at the McGill International String Quartet Academy in Montreal, with Michael Tree of the Guarneri Quartet and André Roy; at the Weikersheim International Chamber Music Course with the Vogler Quartet and Heime Müller, formerly of the Artemis Quartet, as well as the renowned academies in both Verbier and Aix-en-Provence.
Mécénat Musical Société Générale is the Van Kuijk’s main sponsor.