Moyzes Quartet

Since its foundation in 1975 the Moyzes Quartet ( 1.violin – Jozef Horváth – 2.violin – Fratinšek Török – viola – Alexander Lakatoš – cello – Ján Slávik) has been one of the most famous chamber ensembles in Slovakia. The Quartet members are graduates of the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Bratislava ( T.Gašparek ). Their studies continued at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna ( F.Samohyl, G.Pichler ). In recent years the Quartet  has given concerts at festivals: Bratislava Music Festival, Melos-Étos, Prague Spring, New Slovak Music and in Bad Kissingen and Salzburg. Throuhgout their existence the Quartet have given concerts in major music halls of the world: Shauspielhaus – Berlin, Mozarteum – Salzburg, Gewandhaus – Leipzig, Teatro Colon – Madrid, Cathédrale Saint-Louis des Invalides – Paris, Merkin Hall – New York, Walter Hall – Toronto, Musikverein – Vienna, Auditorium – Rome, Small Hall of Shostakovich Philarmonic – St.Petersburg. They gave concerts also in Barcelona, Brussels, Budapest, Kiev, Milan, Munich, Moscow, Osaka, Prague, Tokyo, Warsaw, and Geneva,

(Photo (c) Marencin & Yutkovic.)