The 5th Competition of the Foundation will take place again in late January 2020 in cooperation with the Heidelberg String Quartet Festival.

Selection date and application deadline for the next competition is in preparation.


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The result of our last competition, January the 25th 2018:


The 1st prize went to the Spanish Cuarteto Cosmos (12.000 € )

The 2nd prize was given ex aequo to three quartets, Goldmund from Germany, Simply from Vienna and Gerhard Quartet from Spain ( 3.500 € each )
The third prize was not awarded.

The German Pierrot Quartett may attend the master course at Weikersheim.

The public‘s prize offered by the Heidelberger Frühling went to two quartets who obtained the same number of votes: Esmé and  Goldmund ( 1.000 € each ).

More informations from the contest 2016 > Prizewinners


On January 28th 2018 the ARIS Quartett played a much applauded award-winner‘s concert at the festival "Voix Intimes" in the belgian town of Tournai and on that occasion presented the foundation.

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