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EQ Apprentice: Auditions and Free Lunchtime Recital

  • St Cecilia's Hall Niddry Street Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 United Kingdom (map)

The Edinburgh Quartet are looking for one extraordinary string player from the UK's music colleges, universities and conservatoires to become our Apprentice for 2019.

Finalists are invited to a public audition day in Edinburgh to take over one of our player's seats and perform two contrasting movements form a set repertoire list.  One winner will be chosen to join the Quartet for rehearsal, mentoring and performance opportunities throughout the year.


Join us at St. Cecilia's Hall, Niddry Street, Edinburgh, to watch and support our Apprentice finalists.  Auditions will run all day on Sunday 3 February 2019, between 10:00 - 16:30, admission is free, and audiences can come and go throughout the day. 


The Edinburgh Quartet will be performing a programme of varied short movements at a free lunchtime recital, half way through the day of auditions, at St. Cecilia's Hall on Sunday 3 February 2019 at 1pm.  Admission is free, and audience members are encouraged to come along early, or stay on after the recital to support our apprentice finalists in their auditions.


10.00 - Jobine Siekman - Cello
10.20 - Inês Delgado - Violin
10.40 - Alexander MacFarlane - Viola

11.20 - Carlos Vesperinas García - Cello
12.00 - Miguel Sobrinho - Viola

13.00 - The Edinburgh Quartet will perform a programme of varied short movements

14.20 - Tamaki Sugimoto - Cello
14.40 - David López Ibáñez - Violin
15.00 - Vanessa Hristova - Viola

15.30 - Andrew Birse - Violin
15.50 - Abigail Lorimier - Cello

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