Each quartet will be required to prepare 1-2 works of free choice (standard string quartet repertoire), of a minimum duration of 20 minutes. Each quartet will also be expected to prepare one work to be played together with the instructors like a standard repertoire quintet. This work will be announced once the participating quartets have been chosen.
One first movement of a Beethoven, Haydn or Mozart string quartet and one movement from the romantic or 20th/21st century repertoire.
This year TICC Academy offers participating quartets to play for composer Jessie Montgomery in masterclass. You may choose from the following 5-10 min pieces:
Grammy winning composer Jessie Montgomery is the festival Composer at Trondheim Chamber Music Festival arranged parallel to TICC Academy. She is an acclaimed composer, violinist, and educator. A founding member of PUBLIQuartet and former member of the Catalyst Quartet, she continues to maintain an active performance career as a violinist appearing regularly with her own ensembles.