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Formed in 2001 at the Royal College of Music, the Sacconi Quartet is rapidly gaining an enviable reputation as one of the outstanding quartets of their generation. The quartet has won second prize at the 2006 London International String Quartet Competition, along with the Esterhazy Prize & Sydney Griller Award, and first prize in the Trondheim International String Quartet Competition. They also won the Kurtag Prize at the Bordeaux International String Quartet Competition, first prize in the Royal Over-Seas League chamber music competition and were shortlisted for a Royal Philharmonic Society award. In May 2006 the quartet was selected for representation by Young Concert Artists Trust (YCAT).

The quartet gave recitals at Wigmore Hall, Purcell Room, the Aldeburgh and Lincoln International Chamber Music Festivals and appeared at numerous festivals and venues throughout the UK. They also made their début at the Holland Festival to great acclaim. They have collaborated with the Chilingirian Quartet, Wihan Quartet, David Campbell, Morgan Szymanski, Tim Boulton, Lawrence Power and Raphael Wallfisch in quintet, sextet and octet concerts.

For more information, vsit www.sacconi.com.

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