Festival Quatuors à Bordeaux
The Bordeaux International String Quartet Competition takes place every third year (next one in 2019); on intervening years, in May, Quatuors à Bordeaux offers the audience a great week of chamber music, where laureates of past competitions give life to the Bordeaux Festival and participants of future competitions attend the String Quartet Workshop under the guidance of the most illustrious teachers.
The next festival will take place from June 9th to 15th, 2017
String Quartet Workshop
The String Quartet Workshop masterclasses are free and open to the public. Four young quartets have been selected to attend the lessons of French violinist Prof. Luc-Marie Aguera and of cellist and director of Quatuor à Bordeaux Alain Meunier. Quatuors à Bordeaux offers them their accomodation, the classes and, most important, the opportunity to perform a concert. Selected quartets are:
New Music String Quartet, Poland (facebook)