Artistic Director: Aleksey Kudinov
Prize-winner, Prague International Music Competition (2015)
Created in 2010, the Quartet includes soloists of the Ural Philharmonic Orchestra: Alexander Zinchenko (violin), Yulia Maksimova (violin), Vladimir Zinchenko (viola), Aleksey Kudinov (cello).
The Quartet leads a vibrant performing life. It is a permanent member of the Chamber Ensembles subscription, featuring the country's leading ensembles, as well as Aleksey Kudinov's signature Musical Evenings in Chamber Hall and other subscription series of the Sverdlovsk Philharmonic. The group collaborates with musicians from Yekaterinburg, Moscow, St. Petersburg, and foreign countries. It’s performances are broadcast on local radio and television. The ensemble participated in the Terteryan Time festival, Armenia; the Days of Russian-Chinese Culture in Harbin, China. As part of the Tsar's Day Festival in Yekaterinburg, the Quartet performed at the Residence of the Governor of the Sverdlovsk Region in front of the Patriarch of Russia Kirill. In 2019, the Quartet presented a festive programme dedicated to the Day of Russia at the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Bonn, Germany.