Banff International String Quartet Competition Winner
Rolston String Quartet
Verve and virtuosity with “hot” BISQC winner
Horizons Series 2
February 10, 2018 – 8 p.m.
Mozart: Quartet No. 18 in A Major, K. 464
R. Murray Schafer: Quartet No. 2 “Waves”
Schumann: Quartet No. 3 in A Major, Op. 41, No. 3
Luri Lee, violin
Jeffrey Dyrda, violin
Hezekiah Leung, viola
Jonathan Lo, cello
About the Rolston String Quartet
First Prizewinner of the 12th Banff International String Quartet Competition, the Rolston String Quartet is one of Canada's young ensembles storming on to the classical music scene. As the Calgary Herald notes, they "chimed the most resonantly with the ideals of perfect quartet playing." The only ensemble to be featured on CBC's 2016 list of hot Canadian classical musicians under 30, the quartet is proving that great ensemble playing is not just for the established quartets. Performances have taken them throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. Notable collaborations include performances with renowned artists Andrés Díaz, Gil Kalish, Jon Kimura Parker, and Miguel da Silva.
Dr. Ronald Dougan