BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists: Quatuor Arod
BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists
Concert Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR
Join BBC Radio 3's New Generation Artists, Quatuor Arod for a special live broadcast from the brand new Concert Hall at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.
Jordan Victoria violin
Alexandre Vu violin
Corentin Apparailly viola
Samy Rachid cello
Mozart Quartet in D minor K.421
Mendelssohn Quartet no. 2 in A minor Op.13 for strings
Established in 2013, the Arod Quartet came to the attention on the international stage when they won First Prize at the prestigious ARD International Music Competition in Munich, having already taken First Prize at the Carl Nielsen Chamber Music Competition in Copenhagen in 2015 and at the FNAPEC European Competition (Paris) in 2014.
In 2017, Quatuor Arod premiere the first string quartet by French composer Benjamin Attahir (commissioned by La Belle Saison, ProQuartet and Quatuor Arod). They are invited to perform alongside artists such as violists Amihai Grosz and Mathieu Herzog, clarinetists Martin Fröst, Romain Guyot and Michel Lethiec, pianist Eric Lesage, and cellists Raphaël Pidoux, François Salque, Harriet Krijgh and Bruno Philippe.
The Arod Quartet studies with Mathieu Herzog and Jean Sulem and is currently artist-inresidence at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Brussels with the Artemis Quartet. They also work with the Ebène Quartet and Diotima Quartet. The quartet is in residence at the Fondation Singer-Polignac and at ProQuartet – CEMC.