THE VEGA STRING QUARTET

Fia Mancini Durrett, violin I / Jessica Shuang Wu, violin II / Yinzi Kong, viola /Guang Wang, cello

 

SELECTED CREDITS :

  • Quartet-in-Residence, Emory University (Atlanta) (2006 - present)
  • Coca Cola Visiting Artists-in-Residence; Emory University: complete Beethoven Quartet cycle (2004-05)
  • Debut tour of Germany (May 2004)
  • Carnegie Hall's New York City Neighborhood Concerts (2002-2005)
  • Los Angeles debut, Da Camera Society (2002)
  • Lincoln Center of Performing Arts debut, Mostly Mozart Festival (2001)
  • Bordeaux International String Quartet Competition (4 of 6 prizes, 1999)
  • Isaac Stern Chamber Music Workshop (Carnegie Hall, 1999)
  • Coleman Chamber Competition (1st Prize, 1998)
  • Carmel Chamber Competition (1st Prize, 1998)
  • National Society of Arts & Letters String Quartet Competition (1st Prize, 1998)

"...a touch both light and distinctive, emotional but not overbearing... playing that had a kind of clean intoxication to it, pulling the listener along ...the musicians took real risks in their music making."

— The New York Times