Aviv String Quartet
Sergey Ostrovsky, violin
Philippe Villafranca, violin
Noemie Bialobroda, viola
Daniel Mitnitsky, cello
“The Aviv String Quartet brought an incredible precision for detail and a deeply moving interpretation both to death and to the young, fragile maiden…”
Nathalie Vinzent, Drehpunktkultur (Concert in Mozarteum Salzburg).
The winner of the Grand Prix and four special prizes at the 3rd Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition (1999, Australia), 1st Prize "Amadeus Prize" at Charles Hennen Competition (Holland 1999), Schubert Prize at Schubert Competition (2003, Graz, Austria), 2nd Prize (no 1st Prize awarded) and the International Critics Prize at Bordeaux String Quartet Competition (2003, France) , 2nd Prize at Prague Spring Competition (1998 Czech Republic).
The Aviv Quartet has performed at leading venues throughout the world, including Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall (New York), Kennedy Center and The Library of Congress (Washington), Sydney Opera House, Cologne Philharmonie, Vienna Konzerthaus, Wigmore Hall and Royal Festival Hall (London), Louvre Auditorium,Theatre du Chatelet and Theatre de la Ville (Paris), Beethovenhaus (Bohn). As well, The Aviv Quartet performed in Brazil, China, Australia, Ireland, Netherlands, Italy, Sweden, Croatia, Portugal, Spain, South Africa, Canada, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Belgium and Switzerland.