BISQC Winner's Tour

Viano String Quartet performs on stage at BISQC 2019

2022 Winners Tour

The Banff International String Quartet Competition is proud of the many partnerships developed with concert presenters across Europe and North America, who have supported its mission by providing opportunities for the winners of BISQC to perform for audiences world-wide.

As part of their First Prize, the winning quartet will embark on concert tours in partnership with  Konzertdirection Hampl (Europe) and Andrew Kwan Artists Management (Canada) including:

  • Europe in March/April 2023, November 2023, January/February 2024, June/July 2024
  • Austria as part of the Esterházy Foundation Prize
  • North America in July/August 2023, October 2023, April 2024
  • BISQ Festival Sept 2023


In Europe, BISQC has concert agreements in principle with:

  • Strijkkwartet Biënnale, Amsterdam, NL
  • Kammermusik Basel, Basel, CH
  • Konzerthaus Berlin, Berlin, DE
  • University of Bonn, Bonn, DE
  • Konzertverein Bozen, Bozen, IT
  • Die Glocke, Bremen, DE
  • Bruchsaler Schlosskonzerte, Bruchsal, DE
  • Flagey, Brussels, BE
  • Herbstgold Festival, Eisenstadt, AT
  • Conservatoire de Musique, Esch, LU
  • Festival Meckenburg-Vorpommern, DE
  • Stadt Fulda, Fulda, DE
  • Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg, DE
  • Lucerne Festival, Lucerne, CH
  • Wigmore Hall, London, UK
  • Esterházy Foundation, Eisenstadt, AT
  • Lucerne Festival, Lucerne, CH
  • Philharmonie, Paris, FR
  • Mozarteum, Salzburg, AT


In North America, BISQC has concert agreements in principle with:

  • Victoria Summer Music Festival, Victoria BC
  • Music in the Morning, Vancouver BC
  • Chamber Music Kelowna, Kelowna BC
  • The Coast Recital Society, Sechelt BC
  • White Rock Concerts, Surrey BC
  • ArtSpring, Salt Spring Island BC
  • Candlelight Concerts, Maple Ridge, BC
  • Calgary Pro Musica, Calgary AB
  • Banff Centre International String Quartet Festival, Banff AB
  • St. Albert Chamber Music Society, St. Albert AB
  • High River Gift of Music, AB
  • Lyell Gustin Recital Series, Saskatoon, SK
  • Cecilian Chamber Series, Regina SK
  • Virtuosi Concerts, Winnipeg MB
  • Toronto Summer Music Festival, Toronto ON
  • The Jeffery Concerts, London, ON
  • Leith Summer Festival, Leith ON
  • Aurora Cultural Centre, ON
  • Ottawa Chamberfest, Ottawa ON
  • Women's Musical Club of Toronto, Toronto ON
  • Cecilia Concerts, Halifax, NS
  • Lunenburg Academy of Music Performance, Lunenburg NS
  • Montreal Chamber Music Festival, Montreal QC
  • Under the Spire Music Festival, Indian River, PEI
  • Rockport Chamber Music Festival, Rockport MA
  • Friends of Chamber Music, Troy, NY 
  • Valley Concerts Society, Abbotsford, BC
  • Edmonton Chamber Music Society, AB


To partner with BISQC, contact BISQC Manager Lisa Ramsey at