Verona Quartet named Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-in-Residence at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
Residency includes an appearance at the Caramoor Summer Music Festival, community engagement initiatives, as well as a newly commissioned string quartet by composer Julia Adolphe
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Since 1999, one young string quartet is chosen each year as Caramoor’s Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-in-Residence. The Quartet-in-Residence performs three times at Caramoor throughout their year-long residency, enabling the public to experience these exciting players in an intimate setting. They also lend their time and talents to Caramoor’s Student Strings program in the secondary schools with a classroom-based program of concerts, conversations, and performance clinics.
Caramoor is pleased to welcome the Verona Quartet as the Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-in-Residence for our 2017-18 season. Hailed by The New York Times as an “outstanding ensemble,” the Verona Quartet – winner of the 2015 Concert Artists Guild Competition – has quickly earned a stellar reputation as one of the most compelling young quartets in chamber music today. Violist Abigail Rojansky talked with us about what the Residency means to them...