First prize for Barbican String Quartet

Published on

The Barbican String Quartet have won first prize at the eighth International Joseph Joachim Chamber Music Competition, hosted by the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt in Weimar. The quartet also won the prize for best performance of a work composed before 1830. 

First violinist of the Barbican String Quartet, Amarins Wierdsma, is an alumna of the Conservatorium van Amsterdam.