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Belcea Quartet

The quartet will play on the at the Wigmore Hall on the 12th of April 2018.


The Belcea quartet consists of: Corina Belcea and Axel Schacher on violins, Krzysztof Chorzelski on viola and Antoine Lederlin on cello. Corina Belcea launched the quartet in 1994 while the members were students at the Royal College of Music in London and coached by the famous Chilingirian Quartet.

The quartet played in St John's Downshire Hill, Hampstead on the 13th of November 2017.

Wigmore Hall, 12-Feb-2017 / 19:30

Wigmore Hall, 11-Dec-2016 / 19:30

Ashley: Where the [Penderecki] Second Quartet’s ferocity derives precisely from its compression, the Fourth feels perfunctory, more a sketch or a vignette than a fully developed score.

Krzysztof Chorzelski played Schubert's Piano Quintet in A major D667 (Trout) with the Leonore Piano Trio on the 9th of January 2016 at the Wigmore Hall.

Wigmore Hall, 19-Dec-2015 / 19:30

Recital with pianist Till Fellner

Wigmore Hall, 11-Oct-2015 / 19:30

Wigmore Hall, 4-Oct-2015 / 19:30

Wigmore Hall, 9-May-2015 / 19:30

Wigmore Hall, 1-Mar-2015 / 19:30

Wigmore Hall, 4-Nov-2014 / 19:30

Wigmore Hall, 1-Nov-2013 / 19:30

In 2006 Axel Schacher was awarded the Concertmaster chair of the Basel Symphony Orchestra, a position he still holds. In the same year Alasdair Tait left the quartet.

In 2001 The Quartet won the Gramophone Award for best debut recording.

The quartet made their BBC Chamber Proms debut on the 31st of July 2000 at the Victoria & Albert Museum playing Haydn's String Quartet in D major, Hob. III:79, Op 76.5 and String Quartet No. 3 in F major, Op 73 by Shostakovich.