Aizuri Quartet (royal blue text)

“The Aizuri Quartet…is in full possession of that most elusive of string quartet qualities: the balance between charisma of the individual and cohesion of the collective” – Philadelphia Inquirer

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August 12, 2017 – Aizuri Quartet Appointed 2017-18 Metropolitan Museum of Art Quartet-in-Residence

This coming season, the Aizuri Quartet will be in residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, curating eclectic and thought-provoking concerts to be performed at the MET’s various venues in NYC. The Quartet will be joined by phenomenal artists including Silk Road Ensemble’s clarinetist Kinan Azmeh, shakuhachi player Kojiro Umezaki, and poet Ishion Hutchinson. Watch the video below and save the dates!

 


May 23, 2017 – Aizuri Quartet wins First Prize at the Osaka International Chamber Music Competition

The Aizuri Quartet captured first prize at the 9th Osaka International Chamber Music Competition. Watch their third round here, where they performed the compulsory work, Akira Nishimura’s “Shesha” and Paul Wiancko’s “LIFT”