Wonhee Bae violin I, Yoona Ha violin II
Jiwon Kim viola, Ye-Eun Heo violoncello
The Esmé Quartet made a sensational announcement of their presence on the international concert stage in April of 2018 by winning the first prize and four special prizes at the prestigious London Wigmore Hall String Quartet International Competition. Although it has been only two years since their formation, they have also won prizes in competitions such as the Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition (2017) and the Audience prize at the Irene-Steels Wilsing String Quartet Competition (January 2018).
Upcoming performances and engagements include a residency at the Festival d'Aix en Provence 2018, at the Esterházy Festival Eisenstadt (Austria) and at the Montreal International String Quartet Academy 2018, as well as performances at the Lübeck Brahms festival, at the Wigmore Hall and a debut concert at the Lucerne Festival 2019. Further to that the quartet will be touring the UK and Italy.
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