The prize winning Dover Quartet swept the 2013 Banff International String Quartet Competition, winning the Grand Prize as well as all three Special Prizes:. In addition, the Quartet has been named the first Quartet-in-Residence at the Curtis Institute of Music and the Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-In-Residence at the Caramoor Festival for the 2013-14 season. The Grand Prize-winner of the 2010 Fischoff Competition, the Dover formed at Curtis in 2008, drawing from the musical lineage of both the Vermeer and Guarneri Quartets. And members of the Quartet have appeared as soloists with some of the world’s finest orchestras, including the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Tokyo Philharmonic.
Guests of Chamber Music in Oklahoma, the ensemble appeared on Sunday, February 16th at Christ the King Catholic Church in Oklahoma City, presenting a program featuring the String Quartet in E-flat Major, K 428 by Mozart, the Quartet in e minor, Op 44, No. 2 by Mendelssohn and the Quartet in F Major, Op 135 of Beethoven.
Tune Saturday evening at 8 on Classical 88.7.