Students selected for the 2024 edition

Alphabetical order per instrument - Nationality as a country - Last school

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Formed in 2023, the Arda String Quartet is currently studying under the guidance of esteemed mentors - Jiri Nemecek, Rainer Schmidt, Rafael Rosenfeld and Anna Gebert at the FHNW, Music Academy of Basel.

All members of the Arda Quartet share curiosity and fascination for music of different epochs and styles. They successfully debuted with The Seven Last Words of  Christ by J. Haydn in a series of concerts at the HfM Basel, performed at the SRF Studio and participated in a masterclass led by Robert Levin. The quartet is now preparing for future concerts, masterclasses and competitions in Switzerland, France, and Norway.

First violin: Varvara Vasylieva
Second violin: Aino Yamaguchi
Viola: Charlotte Lefebvre
Cello: Nadzeya Kurzava



Concert 2021 at the E. Fitzgerald theatre

The right place to be
29 June to 7 July 2024 !



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