IMF Kutná Hora 2017

Kvarteto Martinů

String quartet

The Martinů Quartet is considered a leading light of the Czech quartet school.

It began life as the ‘Havlák’ quartet, and quickly rose to prominence by winning prizes in numerous prestigious international competitions including the Yehudi Menuhin Competition (Portsmouth, UK), the ARD (Munich), the Evian, and the Prague Spring.

Renamed the Martinů Quartet, the recording career of the ensemble blossomed and further awards followed. )

During a rich musical career, the Martinů Quartet has performed on prestigious concert stages throughout Europe, North America and Japan. In recent years, the Martinů Quartet has embarked on a series of recordings of works by contemporary American composers.