Aug-7-2018 •

The a 24-year-old Canadian violinist takes cash prize and other benefits as summer masterclass academy’s most accomplished musician

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Aug-1-2018 •

Dubravka Tomšič Srebotnjak received the accolade for her lifetime contribution to music.

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May-22-2018 •

Karen is a remarkable chamber musician who shares the passion for string quartets, new music, education and community. She has appeared as a guest musician with the Jaspers frequently over the past season and the Quartet is excited to welcome as a new member of the quartet a musician with whom they have established a dynamic chemistry.

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Signum Quartet
“A refined fire, glowing, perfectly formed.” – DER SPIEGEL Florian Donderer, violinAnnette Walther, violinXandi van Dijk, violaThomas Schmitz, violoncello Energetic and lively, the Signum Quartet has made its mark on the international quartet scene and has been called “an exhilarating cocktail” (der Spiegel). It has enjoyed support from Bayer Kultur as part of its stART cultural programme and as ensemble of the BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists scheme. The quartet has performed throughout their native Germany, at Wigmore Hall and Cadogan Hall London, the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, as well as venues across Finland, Norway, Switzerland and France. It has toured extensivly in Asia, Africa, and Central and South America, and has appeared at numerous iternational festivals. The Signum Quartet has been lauded at the German Music Competition, Premio Paolo Borciani, ICMC Hamburg and the London International String Quartet Competition.