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Cuarteto Fibonacci

Fibonacci Quartet

The Fibonacci String Quartet was founded in September 2019 at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, UK. It is an international ensemble, bringing together Czech, Belgian, Welsh and Montenegrin nationalities: Luna De Mol and Kryštof Kohout, violin; Elliot Kempton, viola and Findlay Spence, cello.

In addition to their course in London, they were offered a full scholarship to study with Günter Pichler (primarius of the Alban Berg Quartet) at the International Institute of Chamber Music of the Reina Sofía School of Music in Madrid, Spain commencing in 2022.

The quartet started under the tutelage of Krysia Osostowicz (Brodsky String Quartet) and is currently coached and mentored by Ursula Smith and Marc Danel (Danel Quartet), with whom they study at the Dutch String Quartet Academy (NSKA).

Most recently, they were awarded first prize at the Royal Overseas League International Chamber Music Competition, as well as the Cavatina Chamber Music Competition which took place in Wigmore Hall. In March of 2022 they won the audience prize at the International Chamber Music Festival Schiermonnikoog. In December of 2021 they won the the First Prize at the “Triomphe de l’Art” International Chamber Music Competition in Brussels, as well as the “Peermusic, Hambourg” special prize and the “International Association Dimitri Schostakovich, Paris” special prize. They competed against international ensembles up to 35 years of age.

In March 2020 they won both First Prize and audience prize at the international Beethoven Competition in London, as well as the 1st prize at the Saint James Chamber Music competition.Since their formation they have participated in numerous masterclasses and projects with a.o. Alasdair Tate (YCAT), Gary Hoffman, the Consone Quartet, Adrian Brendel, the Gould Piano Trio, the Endellion Quartet, The Bozzini Quartet, The Castalian Quartet and the Chilingirian Quartet.

In March 2022 they were guests on the internationally acclaimed tv programme “Podium Witteman” on Dutch national television, which included an interview and a performance of Janacek’s first string quartet “Kreutzer Sonata”. In June of 2022 they were hosted on BBC3’s “In Tune” radio programme. In March 2023 one of their performances was integrally broadcast on the Dutch National Concert Radio. In May 2023 they were invited to perform Kaija Saariaho’s “Terra Memoria” for string quartet for the Barbican and BBC “Total Immersion” series, in collaboration with the composer. The concert was integrally broadcast on BBC3.

The Fibonacci Quartet is supported by the Talent Unlimited foundation (London) and has been invited to be a part of the ProQuartet organisation (Paris) as well as the le Dimore del Quartetto organisation (Italy, worldwide). They are currently Philip & Dorothy Green Young Artists.

They regularly perform internationally, in Europe and outside.