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Chilingirian Quartet,
string quartet

Short Biography

Levon Chilingirian - violin
Charles Sewart - violin
Susie Mészáros - viola
Philip De Groote - violoncello

With tours to nearly fifty countries on six continents, and with recordings for EMI, RCA, BMG, Hyperion, CRD, Nimbus, Chandos, Conifer and Virgin Records, the Chilingirian Quartet has become one of the world's most celebrated and widely travelled ensembles. The Chilingirian is Quartet-in-Residence at the Royal College of Music London and give regular concerts for the BBC, for major British festivals, and at London's Queen Elizabeth Hall and Wigmore Hall.

Since its foundation in 1971 the Chilingirian Quartet has performed across Europe in prestigious halls such as the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Munich Herkulessaal, Zurich Tonhalle, Vienna Konzerthaus and Stockholm Konserthuset. Since the Quartet's New York debut in 1976, the Chilingirian has made annual coast-to-coast tours of the USA and Canada. In addition to tours to the Far East and Japan, they have toured extensively in Australia, New Zealand, Africa and South America.

The Chilingirian Quartet appears by arrangement with Intermusica Artists’ Management Ltd.

January 2003/ 180 words

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