Banff International String Quartet Competition (BISQC)

Animato Kwartet is one of ten string quartets chosen by a preliminary jury of internationally celebrated musicians to participate in the 14th Banff International String Quartet Competition (BISQC) from August 29 to September 4, 2022 at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. The triennial competition is a member of the World Federation of International Music Competitions and is widely recognized among the top events of its kind.


21st Century Haydn Round
Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in B minor, Op. 33 No. 1
Pascal Dusapin: String Quartet No. 5

Romantic Round
Robert Schumann: String Quartet No. 1 in A minor, Op. 41

Canadian Commission Round
Dinuk Wijeratne: The Disappearance of Lisa Gherardini for string quartet

Ad Lib Round
Anton Webern: Funf Satze fur Streichquartett, Op. 5
Béla Bartók: String Quartet No. 1, Sz. 40

Animato Quartet