Ariana Kim's Aizuri Quartet Wins M-Prize

Fri, 05/11/2018

Ariana Kim and the Aizuri Quartet have won the grand prize at the University of Michigan's M-Prize Chamber Music Competition.

The group, comprising violinists Ariana Kim and Miho Saegusa, violist Ayane Kozasa, and cellist Karen Ouzounian, will receive $100,000 – the most substantial prize for chamber music in the world, according to the competition – as well as concert engagements, representation by Concert Artists Guild, and a recording with Azica Records.

For more information, including a video of the Aizuri Quartet in the competition, please see this release from the University of Michigan.

The award was also announced in The Strad.

Ariana Kim