Rolston String Quartet
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The 2016 First Prize winner of the prestigious Banff International String Quartet Competition and winner of the 2018 Cleveland Quartet Award, the Rolston String Quartet was named among the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s 2016 “30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30.” The Grand Prize winner of the Chamber Music Yellow Springs Competition, the quartet also received prizes at the M-Prize and Bordeaux international string quartet competitions. Recently, the quartet tipped its 100-concert milestone, with performances throughout Canada, the U.S., Germany, Brussels, Italy, and Israel, including appearances at the Smithsonian, the Kennedy Center, Koerner Hall at the Toronto Royal Conservatory of Music, and the Esterházy Palace. The ensemble currently serves as the Yale School of Music’s fellowship quartet-in-residence. Repertoire for the concert includes works by Mozart, Beethoven, and Ligeti.