The Castalian String Quartet is rapidly emerging as an exciting voice on the international chamber music scene. In 2018, the Quartet received the prestigious inaugural Merito String Quartet Award & Valentin Erben Prize, and won a pretigious Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship Award. Previous awards include 3rd Prize at the 2016 Banff International String Quartet Competition and 1st Prize at the 2015 Lyon Chamber Music Competition. The Quartet was selected for respresentation by YCAT (Young Classical Artists Trust) in 2016.
HAYDN: String Quartet in D, Op. 76, No. 5
FAURÉ: String Quartet in E minor, Op. 121
SCHUMANN: String Quartet No.1 in A minor, Op. 41, No. 1
“The Castalian Quartet makes the simplest things we hear into the most important things we could ever want to hear.” — The Calgary Herald