Jordan Victoria – violin
Alexandre Vu – violin
Tanguy Parisot– viola
Jérémy Garbarg – cello
Founded in 2013, theQuatuorArodbenefited from the teaching of Mathieu Herzog and Jean Sulem, as well as theQuatuor Artemis at theQueen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Brussels. They have also worked regularly with the Quatuor Ebène and the Quatuor Diotima. In 2016, they won the First Prize at theARD International Music Competition of Munich. They had already been awardedthe First Prize at the Carl Nielsen International Competition of Copenhagenin 2015 and the First Prize at the European Competition of the FNAPEC Concours in 2014. In 2016, they were HSBC laureates of the Festival d’AixAcademy. In 2017, they were appointed “BBC New Generation Artist” for the seasons 2017 to 2019, and ECHO Rising Star for the season 2018-2019.
For the past few seasons, theQuatuorArodhas been performing in the greatest concert halls in France and worldwide: the Philharmonie de Paris, the Operas of Bordeaux and Montpellier, the Vienna Konzerthausand Musikverein, the Berlin Philharmonie, theAmsterdam Concertgebouw, the Zurich Tonhalle, the Wigmore Hall and the Barbican Centrein London, Carnegie Hall in New-York, Bozar Bruxelles, Auditoriof Barcelona, Elbphilharmoniein Hamburg, Gulbenkianof Lisbon, the Stockholm Konzerthuset, the Philharmonie of Luxembourg, the Oji Hall of Tokyo, the Salzburg Mozarteum… as well as in Denmark, Italy, Serbia, Finland, Morocco, Israel, the Czech Republic, and China…
TheQuatuorArodalso appears in many festivals: Verbier and Montreux, Aix-en-Provence, Menton, Salon-de-Provence, Les Folles Journées de Nantes, Besançon, Heidelberg, Rheingau, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Bremen Musikfest, Mozartfest Würzburg, Spring Music Festival of Prague, the Cheltenham Festival…
TheQuatuorArod collaborates with artists such as violists Amihai Grosz, Antoine Tamestit, Timothy Ridoutand Mathieu Herzog, pianists Eric Lesage, Alexandre Tharaud and Adam Laloum, the clarinettists Martin Fröst, Romain Guyotand Michel Lethiec as well as cellists Raphaël Pidoux, Kyril Zlotnikov, Camille Thomas, François Salque, Jérôme Pernoo and Bruno Philippe. In 2017, they premiered French composer Benjamin Attahir’s first string quartet (commissioned by La Belle Saison, ProQuartet and the Quatuor Arod).
The Quatuor Arod records exclusively for the label Erato/Warner Classics with a first Mendelssohn album(2017), then a second album, dedicated to the figure of Mathilde Zemlinsky, with the participation of the soprano Elsa Dreisig (Schoenberg, Zemlinsky and Webern/2019) which was awarded with the Edison Klassiek 2020. Their new album “Schubert” is released in 2020 with great public and critical acclaim.
TheQuatuorArod is in residence at the Fondation Singer-Polignac.