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First Prize winners!

First Prize winners!

 BISQC Quartet & Bordeaux International String Competition Winners!

On Thursday, June 18th we celebrate first prize winners!  Featured are the Rolston String Quartet, 2016 First Prize winner of the Banff International String Quartet Competition and Simply String Quartet, winner of the Bordeaux International String Quartet Competition 2019!  This concert of mixed repertoire will present a Haydn Quartet and a Beethoven Quintet. Also, on the program is the beloved Mendelssohn Octet featuring two international string quartet competition winners, the Simply and the Rolston (Canada) string quartets. A truly world-class happening!

Date and Time: Thursday, June 18th at 7:30 p.m.

Location: Bourgie Hall, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

(plus service fee and taxes)

  • 1 Ticket $50.00
  • 2 Tickets $87.50
  • 4 Tickets $112.50 (4 tickets for the price of 3! Valid for the same concert only)
  • Students $20.00 (26 years or less)
  • Children - Free (12 years or less)
  • Festival pass: $300.00
    • Call 514-489-7444
  • Open seating!
 For more information please call 514-489-7444.


  • Haydn, String Quartet No.1 in G major, Opus 76
  • Beethoven, Viola Quintet in C major, Opus 29
  • Mendelssohn, Octet in E-flat major, Opus 20


  • Rolston String Quartet (Banff International String Quartet Competition (BISQC) 2016, First Prize winner)
    • Lurie Lee, violin
    • Emily Kruspe, violin
    • Hezekiah Leung, viola
    • Colin Brookes, viola (Ulysses String Quartet)
  • Simply String Quartet (First Prize winner of the Bordeaux International String Quartet Competition 2019)
    • Danfeng Shen, violin
    • Antonia Rankersberger, violin
    • Xiang Lyu, viola (2019 Bordeaux Grand Prize winner)
    • Ivan Valentin Hollup Roald, cello

Generously sponsored by the Azrieli Foundation.    


In partnership with Banff Cenre for Arts and Creativity.  



Bourgie Hall - 7:30 PM

1339 Rue Sherbrooke O
Montreal, H3G 2C6

Categories: Festival Concerts


Starts: 2020-06-18 19:30:00

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