Quartet Van Kuijk
2014 HSBC Laureate of the Académie du Festival d’Aix
“Style, energy, and a sense of risk. These four young Frenchman made the music smile” The Guardian
Académie du Festival d’Aix
The Académie du Festival d’Aix is a centre of excellence for vocal and instrumental training, a platform for reflecting, experimenting and creating opera and innovative forms, and a place that caters for the professional development of young artists. It offers them the opportunity to take part in residencies and perform in concerts and opera productions at the Festival d’Aix as well as on tours across France and abroad throughout the year.
Quatuor Van Kuijk is 2014 HSBC Laureate of the Académie du Festival d’Aix
Committed to supporting young talents, HSBC has been joining with the Académie of the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence since 2006. The artistic direction of the Festival selects each year a new set of singers, a pianist vocal coach and a chamber music ensemble. The HSBC France group supports these young artists – the HSBC Laureate – chosen among the Académie’s most promising talents, enabling them to build on the experience they have gained during the Festival and to perform in recitals and concerts in France and abroad.