About the Amaia String Quartet
The Amaia Quartet has risen to prominence as an exceptional string quartet based in London. An internationally diverse ensemble with members from 4 different corners of the world, the quartet shares a unifying passion for chamber music. Formed in 2011 at the Royal Academy of Music in London as the Alauda Quartet, they won the First Prize and Audience Prize at the International Chamber Music Competition “Massimo Antonelli”, Italy 2018, and at the Orlando International Competition in 2017. Selected as Park Lane Group artists in 2015, they gave their debut recitals at the Purcell Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall, and St. Martin-in-the-fields in London.
The Amaia Quartet will be performing Mozart String Quartet No. 19 in C Major, K. 465 “Dissonance” and Shostakovich String Quartet No. 10 in Ab Major, Op. 118.