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String Quartet Biennial
from 12 to January 23, 2022
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Audition internationale de quatuors à cordes

Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Duration: about 9h00

The String Quartet audition, organised by the Philharmonie de Paris as part of its String Quartet Biennal, is an opportunity for emerging ensembles to be listened to by a committee of important figures of the classical music world. This audition day is open to the public and will consist in short performances followed by a discussion with the invited professionals.

The members of the committee are:

Charlotte Bartissol, director of the ProQuartet Association-European Center for Chamber Music Paris (France)
Annett Baumeister, head of arts & innovation of the Heidelberg Frühling (Germany)
Frauke Bernds, artistic planning director of the Köln Philharmonie (Germany)
Numa Bischof-Ullmann, artistic director of the Luzerner Sinfonieorchester and director of the Zaubersee Festival (Switzerland)
Emma Bloxham, New Generation Artists producer at BBC Radio 3 (United Kingdom)
Paul Briottet, academy and concert programme deputy director of the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence (France)
Kirsten Dawes, head of artistic planning and production of the Pierre Boulez Saal - Barenboim Said Akademie of Berlin (Germany)
Émilie Delorme, director of the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris (France)
Francesco Filidei, composer and artistic consultant of the Foundation I Teatri di Reggio Emilia (Italy)
Kari Fitterer, director of artistic planning and touring of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (United States)
Jérôme Giersé, head of the music department of BOZAR in Brussels (Belgium)
John Gilhooly, artistic director of the Wigmore Hall (United Kingdom)
Yasmin Hilberdink, founder and director of the String Quartet Biennal Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Emmanuel Hondré, director of the concerts and shows department of the Philharmonie de Paris (France)
Taku Kawai, producer of the Japan Chamber Music Foundation (Japan)
Francois Kieffer, artistic director of Quatuors à Bordeaux and cellist of the Modigliani Quartet (France)
Knut Kirkesaether, general director of the Lofoten Internasjonale Kammermusikkfest (Norway)
Toufik Maatouk, artistic director of the Beirut Chants festival (Lebanon)
Alain Meunier, cellist (France)
Kazumi Minoguchi, associate professor of the Tokyo University of the Arts (Japan)
Francesca Moncada, sole administrator of Le Dimore Del Quartetto (Italy)
Risto Nieminen, head of the music department of the Gulbenkian Foundation (Portugal)
Elena Oparkova, president of the Art Development Foundation of Moscow (Russia)
Peng Po Hsu, general manager of Blooming Arts (Taiwan)
Hélène Rammant, artistic deputy planning and production at Flagey (Belgium)
Andreas Richter, director of Cultural Consulting (Germany)
Francisco Sassetti, senior manager artistic planning of the Philharmonie du Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
Linda Uschinski, head of the string quartet department of the Impresariat Simmenauer Agency (Germany)
Mirjam Wijzenbeek, programmer Classical Music of the Het Concertgebouw (Netherlands)
Kexin Zhan, artistic agent (China)

Applications closing date : October 31st, 2021

Getting here

Porte de Pantin station
M5 Paris Underground (Métro) Line 5 3B Tram 3B
221 avenue Jean-Jaurès, 75019 Paris