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The Vega Quartet took four of the top six prizes at the 1999 Bordeaux international Siring Quartet Competition, including The international Music Critics’ prize, following the award-winning year of 1998, in which they won first prizes at the Coleman Chamber Ensemble Competition, the Carmel Chamber Music Competition, and the National Society of Arts and Letters String Quartet Competition. The Vega Siring Quartet studied with the players of the most esteemed quartets of the preceding generation, including the Amadeus, American, Cleveland, Emenson, Quarneri, Juilliard, Orion, and Tokyo string quartets. ‘The Quartet has attracted international attention for over a decade, in 1991, they made an early entrance to the performance circuit, capturing the Young Artists Prize at the Fortieth International Munich Competition. Since then, the group’s performances have charmed and delighted audiences throughout the United States, Asia and Europe. The Vega made its Lincoln Center début in August 2001, followed, in 2002, by its Los Angeles début, presented by the Da Camera Society.

The Vega Quartet has appeared at a number of festivals, including Aspen. Mostly Mozart, Highlands-Cashiers, Musicorda, Kingston, and SummerFest La Jolla. Live broadcast credits include NPR’s Performance Today in the United States, the National Radio of China, Shanghai TV, Radio France, France Musiques, and the National Radio of the Czech Republic.

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