The Zorá String Quartet leapt to attention in 2015 after winning a slew of honours including First Prize at the 2015 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, the Grand Prize and Gold Medal at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, and First Prize at the Coleman National Chamber Music Competition. Zorá is a Bulgarian word meaning “sunrise”. Interestingly, the quartet’s members hail from Thailand, Taipei, Spain and China.
JANÁČEK: String Quartet No. 1 (“Kreutzer Sonata”)
BEETHOVEN: String Quartet No. 2 in G major, Op. 18, No. 2
BRAHMS: String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 51, No. 2
“Melting sound and affecting impetuosity” — The New York Times
Series sponsor: The Estate of Edwina and Paul Heller
Concert Sponsor: The Board of Directors of the Vancouver Recital Society