Chamber concert ECMA
European Chamber Music Academy
Saturday 2. April 2016
Equalis Quartet: Remigiusz Gaczyński (Violin I), Mátyás András (Violin II), Daria Ujejska (Viola), Dorottya Standi (Cello)
Tchalik Quartet: Gabriel Tchalik (Violin I), Louise Tchalik (Violin II), Sarah Tchalik (Viola), Marc Tchalik (Cello)
Trio Arte: A chamber group from the Norwegian Academy of Music
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809): String Quartet in D major, Op. 76 No 5, Hob. III, No 79
- Allegretto – Allegro
- Largo: Cantabile e mesto
- Menuetto: Allegro
- Finale: Presto
Bela Bartok (1881-1945): String Quartet No 2, Op. 17, (SZ 67)
- Allegro molto capriccioso
- - pause - -
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897):Piano Trio No 3 in c minor, Op. 101
- Allegro energico
- Presto non assai
- Andante grazioso
- Allegro molto
The polish-hungarian quartet was established in the beginning of 2014 in Graz. The name «Equalis» (equal) symbolises the equality of the musicians nationality and gender, furthermore the importance of each instrument. They study in Graz at the Kunstuniversität in the class of Stephan Goerner and Julian Arp. They worked on masterclasses and workshops with Judit Szabó, Eberhard Feltz, Rudolf Leopold, Chia Chou, Hatto Beyerle and with the Artis Quartett. In the last years the members awarded in number of international competitions, in February 2015 they achieved semifinal on international competition «Schubert und die Musik der Moderne» in Graz. Since 2015 May they praticipate on the masterclasses of ECMA as Aspirants. Their repertoire include Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Dvorak, Szymanowski, Schnyder, Kurtág and others.
The Tchalik Quartet gave its first concert in 2013. It is made up of brothers and sisters Gabriel, Louise, Sarah and Marc. Steeped in music from the cradle in a family where music holds an important place, they played together from an early age. Since 2013, they play in France and in Russia, for instance in Rouen’s Musée des Beaux-Arts, in Saint-Petersburg’s White Hall of the Polytechnic Institut or during the Festival «Classic in Kuskovo» in Moscow. In 2015, the Quartet was selected to the prestigious McGill String Quartet Academy (MISQA) in Montreal and the Académie de Musique de chambre de Villecroze.
The Tchalik Quartet receives the invaluable teaching and support of such musicians as Yovan Markovitch, Vladimìr Bukač, Johannes Meissl, Jan Talich and Macha Yanouchevsky. In 2013, the Quartet took part in the Chamber Music for Europe programme with Guy Danel, Vaclav Remes and Josef Kluson, and in the Pablo Casals Festival Academy. In 2014, the Quartet received a scholarship to participate at the Franco-Czech Academy in Telč and at the International Summer Academy (ISA) in Austria.
In 2016, the Tchalik Quartet will take part in several masterclasses including those of ProQuartet and ECMA, and is invited by Günter Pichler at the Siena Accademia Chigiana. Besides, the Quartet will play at the Festival Rencontres Musicales de Seine-et-Marne and at the Steirisches Kammermusik Festival.
The Tchalik Quartet plays also Quintet concerts with Dania Tchalik, who then joins his brothers and sisters.
From 2016, the Quartet will be supported by the Safran Foundation.