Jana Kuss, violin
Oliver Wille, violin
William Coleman, viola
Mikayel Hakhnazaryan, cello
"Determined interpretation, perfect coherence..." (ConcertoNet.com)
Since 2001, this Berlin-based formation has won innumerable international chamber music competitions. Today this formation is considered as one of the finest German string ensembles and a deserving successor to its mentor, Alban Berg. This will be its first appearance at the Festival of Colmar.
"The resourceful Kirill Gerstein played with valiant determination and great effect..." (The New York Times)
Trained in Boston and Madrid, this Russian-born pianist won the Arthur Rubinstein Competition in 2001. Kirill Gerstein, who is often invited to perform with the most prestigious orchestras, is also a skillful chamber musician. He will make his first appearance in Colmar this year.