« Style, energy, and a sense of risk (…) These four young Frenchmen made the music smile. »
The Van Kuijk Quartet members joined the ProQuartet residency in January 2014 (and were renewed in 2015). They succeed the Voce Quartet, in-residence from 2008 to 2012.
The ProQuartet residency participates to the Van Kuijk Quartet professional development, recognition and promotion in many ways : rehearsal rooms and manuscripts; professional training and meeting with great chamber music professionnals; participating in ProQuartet concerts ...
The Van Kuijk Quartet won the 2015 Wigmore Hall String Quartet Competition, along with the associated Best Beethoven and Best Haydn prizes. They become part of BBC Radio 3 "New Generation Artists 2015-2017" program, that helps young musicians embarking on an international career to reach the next stage of their development, by offering them performance and broadcast opportunities.