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Philippe Quint

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Hailed by the UK's Daily Telegraph for his “searingly poetic lyricism”, Philippe Quint has established himself as one of America's preeminent violinists, enchanting audiences through his performances that seamlessly blend consummate musicianship with “breadth of tone and passion” The New York Times.

Quint’s relentless pursuit of the novel and unconventional, coupled with an insatiable curiosity, exemplifies his unique approach towards music. Continuously at the forefront of his commitment to classical music, Quint’s artistic philosophy is inherently uncomplicated: “Art, as great as classical music, is absolutely essential to our society”, he once shared with the Gramophone magazine.

With multiple Grammy Award nominations to his name, Quint is celebrated for his distinctive approach to classical core repertoire, advocacy for contemporary music, rekindling of neglected repertoire, and pioneering of an original music in context multimedia format. Quint has soloed with some of the world’s finest ensembles across the globe including the London Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony, the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

Quint's unwavering dedication to contemporary music has resulted in numerous premieres of works by some of the most exceptional composers of today including Lera Auerbach, James Lee III, Alyssa Weinberg, Errollyn Wallen and Jakub Ciupinsky while continuing to highlight eminent American composers William Bolcom, Lukas Foss, John Corigliano, Leonard Bernstein, Henry Cowell and Ned Rorem.