The Cuarteto Quiroga in the morning of the Country


bcon a representative repertoire of chamber music, he Cuarteto Quiroga It will become the first group of classical music acting on matinee, the concert series organized by daytime daily The country. The recital will take place on Saturday 11 February, to 12:30 hours, at Teatro Lara Madrid and he will address works Haydn, Halffter Y Schubert.

founded ago 14 years to pay tribute to the violinist Manuel Quiroga, this quartet is one of the groups with the greatest outside and within Spain and is considered among the most unique of the new European generation. The New York Times has called it "exquisite": "His performances are fresh, precise and perfectly balanced, drawn with consistently warm tones ". International echo received due to his strong personality in all facets of the project and its bold interpretations and renovadoras.

formed by Aitor Hevia (fiddle), Cibrán Sierra (fiddle), Josep Puchades (viola) Y Helena Poggio (violoncello), Cuarteto Quiroga is also the resident group in charge of the collection Stradivarius of the Madrid's royal palace. A margin of the specifically musical, this group stands out for its tireless search for new audiences, and their encounters less common scenarios as factories, prisons and hospitals.

Awarded in several international competitions for string relevant formations (Bordeaux, Borciani, Beijing, Genéve, Fnapec-Paris Palau Barcelona), the chamber group usual in the major concert halls and festivals in Europe and America, with outstanding presence at Lincoln Center New York, Wigmore Hall London, Philarmonie Berlin, Frick Collection New York, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Madrid National Auditorium, Martinu Hall Prague, Musical Fortnight Donostiarra, Kaisersaal Frankfurt, Buenos Aires, Bogotá and so long. His concerts have been recorded and broadcast by National Radio of Spain (RNE), RadioFrance, BBC3, Rai, MezzoTv, RadioSueca-P2, Sony… In addition to having released four albums: (R)evolutions, Statements Y Free but lonely, Cobra Records label in; Y Piano Quintets, next to the pianist Javier Perianes, one harmonia mundi.

In 2007 They received the "Critical Eye" Award, given annually RNE. Deeply involved with the teaching of chamber music, every summer master classes taught at the International Music Course Llanes. They are responsible for the Chair of the String Quartet Music Conservatory of Aragon and regularly invited to teach at the National Orchestra of Spain Young, in conservatories and universities across Europe, United States and Latin America.

Matinee of the country is a daytime concert series aimed at all audiences. Since I would start in January 2016 with a performance by Ivan Ferreiro, They have participated in this project artists Marlango, Leiva, Rafa Pons, Marwan, Pancho Varona, Luis Ramiro O Diego Ojeda. The Cuarteto Quiroga will be the first group dedicated to the classical genre scheduled within this initiative.


Saturday 11 February, Teatro Lara
12:30 hours
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes, with 15 minute break

Franz Joseph Haydn: Cuarteto on. 33, No 3 in C Major "Bird"

  1. Allegro moderato
    II.Scherzo. Allegretto – Trio
    III. Slow, but not too much
    IV. Rondo. Presto

Rodolfo Halffter: Eight Tientos for String Quartet, on. 35

Franz Schubert: Quartet in D minor, D. 810 "Death and the maiden"

  1. Allegro
    II.Andante with motorcycle
    III. Joke. Very happy
    IV. Presto