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    A special festival dedicated to showcasing tomorrow's world class musicians today.

      Young Virtuosi

    Young Virtuosi is dedicated to developing and inspiring young musicians needing special encouragement and support through the challenging transition to professional artist.

    Through a series of concerts, recitals and master classes, the Young Virtuosi Festival is not just a breathtaking and dynamic event in the musical calendar, but a real stepping stone for its artists in their quest to achieve their aspirations and full potential.


    Introducing The Young Virtuosi Festival



    String Quartets Audition

    Young Virtuosi 2016
    Vallée du Cougain, Languedoc, France
    11 to 24 July 2016

    Young Virtuosi Festival 2016 is looking for two established string quartets of young musicians aged from 19-25 to offer them an exciting opportunity to be involved in this year's Festival concerts.

    The quartets should be able to offer a variety of repertoire and be prepared to take on some new collaborative ideas as well as play in various ensembles.

    Please send us your biographies, a list of repertoire (Quartets, Chamber Music Ensembles), a reference and if possible a video on youtube or mp4 file by 15th January 2016 to


    Selected quartets will be invited for an audition on Sunday 14th February 2016 at the Royal College of Music where you will play a movement from one of the string quartets of your choice. 

    The festival runs from 11th to 24th July 2016. Your are expected to rehearse the works before the festival and play in 2 to 3 concerts in London in May and June.

    A small renumeration, travel expenses from London, accommodation and subsistence are offered.


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