The elegant, ardent Tesla Quartet kicked off 2015 with a 3rd Prize medal and “Best Contemporary Performance” at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien‘s 2015 Haydn Chamber Music Competition. (Watch video of their competition performances in links below.)

In May, Tesla were presented at the Russell Library in Connecticut, and at the innovative Princeton Sound Kitchen, performing Yuri Boguinia’s “Speak, Time” (a work commissioned by the Kronos Quartet). Watch video of Tesla’s Princeton performance here, and enjoy a fun behind-the-scenes interview with the group.

This summer Tesla is presented in residency at the Chamber Music Festival of Saugatuck, performing works by Matthew Browne, Mozart, and Dvorák.

~ ~ ~Watch the Tesla Quartet in Day One (featuring their winning interpretation of the assigned contemporary work by Linus Köhring, 7 Aphorismen für Streichquartett), Day Two, and Day Three at the Haydn Competition.

Browse Tesla’s artist page (where you can listen to more videos and audio clips).

Follow Tesla Quartet on Facebook and Twitter, and visit their website,

And enjoy this beautiful performance of Mozart String Quartet No.22 in B-flat major, K.589: Allegro!

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Posted on June 3rd, 2015 by Emily Motherwell

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