General Information

Year of Foundation:  1980


The Artis-Quartet Vienna has been performing since 1980 and is one of the leading string-quartets worldwide
After studies in Vienna and the USA and early competition successes, the ensemble pursued an international career that led the members to the central cities of the music world (New York, London, Berlin, Tokyo, ...) and to major international festivals (Salzburg Festival, Berlin Festival, Schleswig Holstein Festival, ...).


Every year since 1988 the Artis-Quartet plays its own annual concert-cycle at the Wiener Musikverein.
Many of the more than 30 CD-productions were honored with prestigious awards (Grand Prix du Disque, ECHO, MIDEM CLASSICAL AWARD, Prix Caecilia, Diapason d'Or etc.) Participation in film, television and video productions for UNITEL, BR ALPHA, 3 SAT, ZDF and ORF.


The members of the Artis-Quartet teach at universities in Vienna and Graz and regularly give master classes worldwide.

Lineup/Description of Style

Band/Ensemble MemberInstrument
1st violin
2nd violin

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Contact, Links

Contact Person:  Schuhmayer Peter