Verona Quartet

Acclaimed as an “outstanding ensemble…cohesive yet full of temperament” (The New York Times), the VERONA QUARTET has firmly established itself amongst the most distinguished ensembles of today’s chamber music scene. The recipient of Chamber Music America’s 2020 Cleveland Quartet Award, the Verona Quartet serves as the Quartet-in-Residence at the Oberlin College and Conservatory, at Nova Scotia’s Lunenburg Academy of Music Performance, and at the ENCORE Chamber Music Institute.

The Verona Quartet has appeared across four continents, captivating audiences at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, Library of Congress, Jordan Hall, Wigmore Hall, and Melbourne Recital Hall, and has performed at festivals including the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, La Jolla Summerfest, Chamber Music Northwest, Caramoor, Bravo! Vail, and with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

A string quartet for the 21st century, the Verona Quartet regularly commissions and premieres new works including celebrated gems by composers Julia Adolphe, Texu Kim, Sebastian Currier, and Michael Gilbertson’s Pulitzer Prize-nominated Quartet. The Quartet also maintains an imaginative approach to programming, including collaborations launching next season with clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein, pipa virtuoso Wu Man, and saxophonist Steven Banks, the latter featuring a commission by composer Christopher Theofanidis. Past projects include a live-performance art installation with artist Ana Prvački, performances with dancers from Brooklyn’s Dance Heginbotham, and artistic exchanges with traditional Emirati poets in the UAE.

The Verona Quartet has three albums in their discography, including an album of Ligeti’s complete string quartets released for the composer’s centennial last year and SHATTER, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Traditional Classical Chart last summer. The ensemble’s “vibrant, intelligent” (The New York Times) performances emanate from the spirit of storytelling; the name “Verona” pays tribute to William Shakespeare, one of the greatest storytellers of all time.

The Verona Quartet are D’Addario Artists and The Violin Channel Artists.

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Verona Quartet


Oberlin College


Chamber Quartet