A monumental year, 2016 saw Canada’s Rolston String Quartet earn attention and gain recognition from international audiences and critics alike. Culminating the year with a First Prize win at the 12th Banff International String Quartet Competition (BISQC). There is no wonder they were named among Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s “30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30” in 2016. Rolston String Quartet continues to be recognized for their musical excellence, they are the 2018 recipient of - and first international ensemble chosen for - the prestigious Cleveland Quartet Award from Chamber Music America.
PROGRAMME: Mozart String Quartet No. 19 in C, K. 465 “dissonance”
Ligeti String Quartet No. 1 (Métamorphoses nocturnes)
Debussy String Quartet in G minor, L 85, op. 10