Quatuor Arod wins 1st prize of the ARD International Music Competition 2016 in Munich, given by a jury chaired by Günter Pichler (Alban Berg Quartet) with Corina Belcea (Belcea Quartet), Mathieu Herzog (Quatuor Ebene), Kazuhide Isomura (Tokyo String Quartet), Christoph Poppen (Quatuor Cherubini), Petr Prause (Quatuor Talich), and Kyril Zlotnikov (Jerusalem Quartet).
Quatuor Arod has been an ensemble in residence since September 2014 @Music Chapel under the direction of the Artemis Quartet; they benefit from a Haas–Teichen Scholarship. Established in 2013, Quatuor Arod won the First Prize of the Carl Nielsen International Chamber music Competition of Copenhaguen in October 2015, as well as the Prize of the best interpretation of Carl Nielsen and the Prize of the best interpretation of a work written specially for the competition. In February 2014, the quartet won the First Prize of the FNAPEC European Contest and the ProQuartet-CEMC Special Prize, where the ensemble is the new quartet in residence.
Congratulations to them!