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Adelphi Quartet string quartet

The ADELPHI Quartet consists of four European musicians that studied with Rainer Schmidt (Hagen Quartett) at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg and received valuable support from Eberhard Feltz and Valentin Erben. In 2020, the quartet was awarded 1st prize in the Irene Steels-Wilsing Foundation String Quartet Competition at the Heidelberger Frühling String Quartet Festival and in 2021/the following year, they were prize winners at the 12th International Competition "Premio Paolo Borciani" in Reggio Emilia (Italy).


Concert highlights to date include performances at the Sommerliche Musiktage Hitzacker, Kammermusik Wiesbaden, Musiktage Mondsee, the International Mozarteum Foundation Salzburg and the Théâtre de Namur (Belgium). The quartet has participated in exchange programs at McGill University in Montreal and the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London.


Following its success at the Young Classical Artists Trust International Auditions, the ADELPHI Quartet has been a YCAT Artist since June 2021. It has also been selected as the first YCAT Hans Keller Artist in a new partnership with the Cosman Keller Art & Music Trust.

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Music & videos

String Quartet op.33/5

Joseph Haydn

Live from the Borciani Competition