Congratulations! The Aizuri Quartet have just won the Quartet Section of the 9th Osaka International Chamber Music Competition. Miho Saegusa and Ariana Kim, violins, Ayane Kozasa, viola, and Karen Ouzounian, cello, are pictured here on the Walter Hall Stage, with Diane Martello, WMCT president (far left), and Robin Elliott (Tuning Your Mind speaker, and organizer of the pre-concert talks, far right) after their Music in the Afternoon performance on April 6.
Aizuri cellist wins 2016 Washington Award
Aizuri Quartet cellist Karen Ouzounian has been awarded the 2016 Washington Award by the S & R Foundation. See Karen in Toronto when the Aizuri quartet plays Music in the Afternoon April 6. Toronto-born, Karen has been described as “radiant and “expressive” by the New York Times. She is a founding member of the Aizuri Quartet.
The Washington Award recognizes talented individuals with great potential and high aspirations in the arts,