Nicolas Van Kuijk, first violin
Sylvian Favre-Bulle, second violin
Emmanuel Francois, viola
François Robin, cello
Joining the BBC New Generation Artists roster this season, the Van Kuijk Quartet’s international accolades boast First Prize, Best Beethoven and Best Haydn prizes at the 2015 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet competition, 1st Prize and an Audience Award at the Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition, as well as becoming laureates of the Aix-en-Provence Festival Academy.
Since their formation in 2012, the ensemble is already an established presence in major international venues, performing at the Wigmore Hall in London, Tivoli Concert Series in Denmark, the Sage Gateshead, and at festivals in Cheltenham, Heidelberg, Verbier, Aix-en-Provence and Stavanger.
The Van Kuijk Quartet is in residence at Proquartet, Paris, where they study with members of the Alban Berg, Artemis and Hagen quartets. In addition they work with Günter Pichler at the Escuela Superior de Mùsica Reina Sofia in Madrid; supported generously by the International Institute of Chamber Music of Madrid.
Mécénat Musical Société Générale is the Van Kuijk’s main sponsor.