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Quatuor Ébène US Tour

In 2019-2020, Quatuor Ébène, one of the most exciting French quartets playing today, will celebrate Beethoven's 250th birthday with a tour around the world.

From April 2019 to January 2020, the Quatuor Ébène will travel around the world to perform different programs, completing all the 16 quartets created by Beethoven.

More than 40 concerts across 18 countries and six continents will take place to complete the cycles created by Beethoven.

From February to December 2020, the Quatuor Ébène will perform the complete Beethoven String Quartets in some of the world's most beautiful venues, including The Carnegie Hall in New York, Philharmonie de Paris, Wigmore Hall London and many more.

With their fresh approach to tradition and open engagement with new forms, this French ensemble has been successful in reaching a wide audience of listeners. Their characteristic style engages a traditional repertoire with a variety of other genres, earning enthusiastic acclaim from audiences and critics alike.

Pierre Colombet, violin
Gabriel Le Magadure, violin
Marie Chilemme, viola
Raphaël Merlin, cello


Beethoven  String Quartet No. 1 in F Major, Op. 18, No. 1
Fauré  String Quartet in E Minor, Op. 121
— Intermission —
Beethoven  String Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131