INGUZ Quartet

"Rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul".- Plato

INGUZ quartet is a newly established European string quartet by 4 professional musicians of different nationalities Juliya Belyanevich (Ukraine), Francisca Simonis (Holland), Estela Briceño Mezquita (Spain)  and Olsi Dhami (Albania), but who met in the Netherlands and founded the string quartet in mid-2018.

First performance of the INGUZ quartet

Members of the INGUZ quartet in a church

In November 2018, INGUZ quartet experienced its first performance in the Old Catholic Church in The Hague with the program: Haydn – “The Lark”; A.Dvorak – “American” quartet; A.Webern – “Langsamer Satz”; J.Turina – “La oración del torero”.

In December 2018, the quartet concluded the Winter Sounds Festival in Gorinchem with A.Dvorak Piano Quintet in a major Op.81 in collaboration with Natalia Ivashina.

In February 2019, INGUZ quartet presented a very special romantic music selection for their ” Saint Valentine” concert at the Old Catholic Church in The Hague.

Inguz quartet performed at the opening of the series “Kamermuziek in de Sint Janskerk” in Gouda on  April 2019 to present their spring program (with special mention to the String quartet No.8 in C-Minor by Dmitri Shostakovich) which was received with great appreciation from the public.

Coming performances will include the string quartet nº1 by B. Smetana and the string quartet op.44 nº2 by F. Mendelssohn.

Approaching 2020

Replacement of Viola player

Oksana Mukosii has joined INGUZ-Quartet since Summer 2019 to take over Estela Briceño Mezquita.

Currently Musicians working on a diverse program of string quartets by L.v Beethoven nº10 “Harp”, A.Borodin String quartet nº1 and Piano quintets by J.Zarebski & D.Shostakovich. These compositions are the major one of the repertoire for 2020. For piano performances Inguz-Quartet remains conservative and continue a cooperation with Natalia Ivashina .

INGUZ quartet owes its name to the Norwegian god “ING”. This stands for the continued existence of development and growth. INGUZ quartet  aims to broader their personal and artistic growth through their collective chamber music’s vision. INGUZ quartet has the will to convey their love and passion for music to wide audience.

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Music performed by the INGUZ quartet

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The recent live recorded concerts’ sounds:

D.Shostakovich – ‘String quartet No.8’ op.110

J.Haydn – String quartet No.5 op.64 ‘The Lark’

A.Dvorak “American” No.12 Op96

J.Turina “La oracion del torero” Op34

J.Turina – ,La oracion del torero’ op.34

D.Shostakovich – Piano quintet in g – ”Prelude”

J.Haydn is the king of string quartet genre

Allegro, the 1-st movement, String quartet No4 op.76 “Sunrise”, J.Haydn

A.Borodin – Scherzo from String quartet No.1

A.BORODIN – Scherzo, String quartet No.1 in C-minor