Chiaroscuro Quartet

Alina Ibragimova, Pablo Hernan Benedi violins

Emilie Hörnlund viola

Claire Thirion cello

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without doubt a trailblazer for the authentic performance of High Classical chamber music


Formed in 2005, Chiaroscuro Quartet was a prize-winner of the German Förderpreis Deutschlandfunk/Musikfest Bremen in 2013 and received Germany’s most prestigious CD award in 2015 for their recording of Mozart and Schumann quartets. 

In the 2020-2021 season, Chiaroscuro Quartet gave concerts in the UK, including Wigmore Hall and King’s Place, and appeared at numerous other venues and festivals.  Recent engagements include debut concerts at Vienna Konzerthaus and Philharmonie Warsaw, their first US tour, a return visit to Japan and a visit to Edinburgh International Festival.

Purcell A selection of Fantasias

Haydn Quartet Op. 33 no.5

Beethoven Razumovsky Quartet Op. 59 no. 3