Meta4, formed in 2001, is one of the internationally most succesful Finnish string quartets. In 2004 Meta4 won the first prize in the International Shostakovich Quartet Competition in Moscow it enjoyed continued success in 2007, when they won the first prize in the International Joseph Haydn Chamber Music Competition in Vienna.
The quartet performs regularly at both national and international concert halls and in numerous festivals. During the season 2016-17 the quartet will perform both in Finland as well as abroad, for instance in Hamburg, Stockholm, Bonn, Milano, Zürich and on an extensive tour in Australia.
It has also released three albums on Hänssler Classic (Haydn's String Quartets op. 55, 1-3; Shostakovich's String Quartets 3, 4 & 7 and Bartók's String Quartets 1 & 5), an album of Kaija Saariaho's chamber music works (Ondine) as well as an LP of Sibelius's String Quartet 'Voces Intimae' (Berliner Meister Schallplatten).
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