Helena Satué, violin
Bernat Prat, violin
Lara Fernández, viola
Oriol Prat, cello
The Cosmos Quartet was established in 2014 from the friendship and mutual interests of four young Spanish musicians. Each of them has had an international trajectory as a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician.
They have received coaching from professors such as Alfred Brendel, Rainer Schmidt, Johannes Meissl, Hatto Beyerle, Miguel da Silva, Oliver Wille, Jonathan Brown, Anita Mitterer, Krzysztof Chorzelski, Patrick Jüdt and Quartetto di Cremona among others.
Despite the fact that it is a recently formed ensemble, the Cosmos Quartet has already gained an international career winning recently the First Prize at the 2018 Competition Irene Steels-Wilsing Foundation in Heidelberg and the 13è Premi BBVA de Música de Cambra Montserrat Alavedra. In 2016 the quartet has been semifinalist in the string quartet speciality of the prestigious “Concurs de Genève” celebrated in the city of Geneva. They also achieve the Third Prize at the “Carl Nielsen International Chamber Music Competition”, First Prize at the International Chamber Music Competition "Mirabent i Magrans" in Sitges and the “Kammermusik Preis” and “Artis Quartet Preis” both at the International Summer Academy ISA in August 2014.
Since the beginning, they have played at venues such as festival “Emergents” during the 2017-2018 season in l’Auditori of Barcelona, the Quincena Musical in San Sebastián, the Schubertiada de Vilabertran, the “MUHBA” in Barcelona, “Fundación Juan March” in Madrid, “Auditorio Miguel Delibes” in Valladolid, Santa Cristina d’Aro Summer Music Festival as well as concerts in Austria during the “ISA 2014” and a Live broadcasted concert at the “ORF Kulturhaus” of Vienna.
They have been invited to participate at the “East Neuk Festival” in Edinburgh, at the “Festival de Monteleón” in León, and the “Académie Musicale de Villecroze” in France, held by Johannes Meissl (Artis Quartett) in 2015.
During the 2016-2017 season, Cosmos Quartet has been one of the selected groups to form part of “Joventuts Musicals de Catalunya”, having the opportunity to play in many places around Catalonia.
Currently they are former members at European Chamber Music Academy “ECMA” held by Hatto Beyerle and Johannes Meissl.Also, they are in a Master degree in the University of Hannover with professor Oliver Wille.
Among the upcoming projects, we stand out the concert in the Heidelberg Strichquartettfest 2019, the Wigmore Hall in London and Temporada 2019 Ibercamera in Girona.
The quartet is based in Barcelona and plays four instruments builded specially for them from the catalan wellknown violinmaker David Bagué.