More About Cosmos

 

 

Helena Satué, violin

Bernat Prat, violin

Lara Fernández, viola

Oriol Prat, cello

 

 

 

The Cosmos Quartet was established in 2014 from the friendship and mutual interests of four young Spanish musicians. Each of them has had an international trajectory as a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician.

They have received coaching from professors such as Rainer Schmidt, Johannes Meissl, Hatto Beyerle, Miguel da Silva, Jonathan Brown, Anita Mitterer, Krzysztof Chorzelski, Patrick Jüdt and Quartetto di Cremona among others.

Despite the fact that it is a recently formed ensemble, the Cosmos Quartet has already gained an international career winning Third Prize at the “Carl Nielsen International Chamber Music Competition”, First Prize at the International Chamber Music Competition

“Mirabent i Magrans” in Sitges and the “Kammermusik Preis” and “Artis Quartet Preis” both at the International Summer Academy ISA in August 2014.

Recently has been semifinalist in the string quartet discipline of the prestigious “Concurs de Genève” celebrated during November 2016 in the city of Geneva.

Since the beginning, they have played at venues such as the “MUHBA” in Barcelona, “Fundación Juan March” in Madrid, “Auditorio Miguel Delibes” in Valladolid, as well as concerts in Austria during the “ISA 2014” and a Live broadcasted concert at the “ORF Kulturhaus” of Vienna.

They have been invited to participate at the “East Neuk Festival” in Edinburgh, at the “Festival de Monteleón” in León, and the “Académie Musicale de Villecroze” in France, held by Johannes Meissl (Artis Quartett) in 2015.

During the 2016-2017 season, Cosmos Quartet has been one of the selected groups of “Joventuts Musicals de Catalunya”, having the opportunity to play in many places around Catalonia.

Among the upcoming projects, we stand out the concert in Santa Cristina d’Aro Summer Music Festival and the participation in the festival “Emergents” during the 2017-2018 season in “l’ Auditori” of Barcelona.

The quartet is based in Barcelona with the support of “Residència d’Investigadors de Catalunya” and Dr. Francesc Farré i Rius.