2020 GUIDE TO TOP COMPETITIONS

Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition
Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition
ABOUT THIS COMPETITION
The Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition is one of the most prestigious quartet competitions in the world. The Competition is held under the auspices of Wigmore Hall, the leading venue for chamber music. It attracts the best young quartets and offers excellent career development opportunities to prizewinners.
MAIN OFFICE
Wigmore Hall
36 Wigmore Street
London W1U 2BP
UNITED KINGDOM
044 0207 258 8244
WEBSITE
ELIGIBILITY
All members of quartets wishing to apply must be under 35 at the start date of the Competition for which they are applying.
ARTISTIC DISCIPLINE(S)
Strings
DETAILS
Travel Covered? No
Frequency Triennial
First prize €10,000 to €50,000
Smallest prize Less than €5,000
Additional prizes Performances
Jury chair(s) John Gilhooly OBE - Director, Wigmore Hall
Additional jurors Jonathan Brown, viola, Casals Quartet
Hélène Clément, viola, Doric Quartet
Simin Ganatra, violin, Pacifica Quartet
Louise Hopkins, cello, Head of Strings, Guildhall School of Music & Drama
Laura Samuel, violin, leader BBCSSO and ex-Belcea Quartet
Kyril Zlotnikov, cello, Jerusalem Quartet
Jury size 6 to 10
Application deadline October 15, 2020
Application notes Application deadline is 1:00 pm GMT (UK time), Thursday, October 15, 2020.
SEMIFINALS (live rounds)
Saturday, April 17, 2021, Wigmore Hall, London, United Kingdom
FINALS (live rounds)
Sunday, April18, 2021, Wigmore Hall, London, United Kingdom
COMPETITION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?
Semifinals Semifinals streamed
Finals Finals streamed
PAST COMPETITION WINNERS
2018 Esme Quartet 2015 Quatuor Van Kuijk 2012 Arcadia Quartet 2009 Danish String Quartet 2006 Formosa Quartet
SOCIAL LINKS

        


 

NETWORK

ADVERTISEMENT

»

Updates to artist manager rosters

»

RENT A PHOTO

Search Musical America's archive of photos from 1900-1992.

 

»BROWSE & SEARCH ARCHIVE