Wu String Quartet

Tuesday 14 October 2014

Qian Wu and Ed Brenton – violins

Matthew Kettle – viola

Joseph Zeitlin – cello

BeethovenString Quartet in E flat major, Op.74, ‘Harp’
BartokString Quartet No.1, Op.7
DvořáKString Quartet in G major, Op.106

The Wu Quartet performs regularly across the UK and Europe. Highlights for 2013/2014 included a return to the Wigmore Hall, Kalkalpen Kammermusik Festival in Austria, the Amici della Musica Firenze, tours of Scotland and Wales and the Holywell Music Room in Oxford. 1st prize winners at the 23rd V.E Rimbotti International string quartet competition Italy 2012, the Wu Quartet has also received the 2011 Artis Quartet prize in Vienna and 2nd prize and the Baerenreiter prize at the 2012 Charles Hennen Concours in Holland. In September 2011 the quartet reached the semi-finals of the Beijing International String Quartet Competition.