Competition Ambassadors are string quartet enthusiasts who strongly believe in the value of the Competition and in the discovery and development of young talent. They are drawn from people who have a deep love of the string quartet and would like to support Wigmore Hall’s continuing commitment to this art form, as well as those passionate about supporting some of the best young artists currently emerging onto the international stage.
Become an Ambassador today and be right at the heart of the Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition.
Wigmore Hall believes strongly in supporting talented young artists at the start of their careers. The Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition provides a vital public platform from which young musicians can break into the world of professional performance at the highest level.
"Winning First Prize at the WHISQC has allowed us to fulfil our dreams of performing chamber music, by helping us develop musically and artistically through different concert experiences and residencies." Esmé Quartet (winner in 2018)
The value of the Competition to prize-winning quartets is enormous, as it provides unique professional development opportunities in addition to cash prizes, such as:
All Ambassadors will receive:
We welcome donations at all levels, with a suggested minimum of £300 per year for 3 years