About Manon Quartet
The Manon Quartet was formed in 2013 by musicians from the Royal College of Music. Since playing together they have won first prizes in the Helen Just & Susan Connell Royal College of Music String Quartet Competition and the CAVATINA Intercollegiate String Quartet Competition, and were semi-finalists in the St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Music Competition 2014. They have performed at the Royal College of Music’s award ceremony attended by HRH the Prince of Wales and given a lunchtime recital at Chipping Campden Music Festival. They gave a pre-concert performance at the Wigmore Hall after their participation at the National Young String Quartet Weekend and in June 2014 they were the resident young string quartet at the Northern Chords Music Festival. The quartet attended the International Summer Music Academy at the Lake District Summer Music Festival 2014 where they gave an evening recital at Hawkshead Parish Church. The quartet has worked with distinguished chamber musicians such as Mark Messenger, Christoph Richter, Pavel Fischer, Simone Fontanelli, Garfield Jackson, Simon Rowland-Jones and members of the Carducci, Vogler, Fine Arts and Chilingirian Quartets.