NEMETH QUARTET

Nemeth Quartet was awarded the ‘Chamber Music Group Of The Year’ prize in 2017 at the prestigous Donizetti Classical Music Awards organized by the music journal Andante. The highly acknowledged quartet is one of the most active string quartets of their homeland, consisting of quality musicians: Gulen Ege Serter (violin), Seniz Aybulus (violin), Elena Unadi (viola) and Mutlu Varlik Kocaili (cello). The quartet is working together since 2013 and named after the tragic loss of their teachers in a traffic accident in 1995, the Hungarian Artists: Istvan Nemeth (violin) and Katalin Nemeth (cello) who introduced them to music.

In 2014, Nemeth Quartet won the second prize at the ‘International eMuse Music Competition. The group gave concerts in Sarajevo, Moscow, NewYork, Nicosia, Kyrenia, at the ‘Palace Festival’ in Frankfurt, 15th International Northern Cyprus Music Festival in Cyprus, ‘International Chamber Music Festival’ in Martvili - Georgia, gave a concert and masterclass at the East Mediterranean University. In September of 2016 as part of the Blue Heart Campaign organized by the UN Office on drugs and crime of the Panama Embassy and the Ministery of Internal Affairs of Panama, Nemeth Quartet was invited as soloists accompanied by the Panama Symphony Orchestra, they did the Panama Premiere of the Oguzhan Balci’s Concerto for Quartet and Orchestra no.1. They also did the premiers of the same work in Eskisehir in 2017 accompanied by the Eskisehir Buyuksehir Belediyesi Symphony Orchestra and in Samsun in 2018 accompanied by the Samsun State Opera and Ballet.

Since their presence, Nemeth Quartet gave concerts in many cities such as Ankara, İstanbul, İzmir and the group aims to add different cities to extend their tour list in each concert season. Together with their busy concert activity all the members are pedagogues of state conservatories: Gulen Ege Serter and Seniz Aybulus at the Anadolu University State Conservatory; Elena Unaldi and Mutlu Varlik Kocaili at the Uludag University State Conservatory.