The Sonoro String Quartet was established in 2018 and consists of Daniel Goldin and Martha-Pil Evertsen Neumer on violin, Tuva Odland on viola and Hedda Aadland on cello.
They are all students at Barratt Due and Edvard Munch High School, where they receive weekly chamber music lessons from Kari Ravnan, cellist in the Oslo Philharmonic.
The quartet is part of the Oslo Quartet Series – Young Quartet Series, where they receive concert experience and master classes with world-renowned quartets.
Previously, the quartet has played for members of the Juilliard String Quartet, Danish String Quartet, Quator Danel and Skampa Quartet, among others. They have also been engaged in several chamber music festivals around Norway, where they have given both formal and informal pop-up concerts. The quartet has participated in Sandefjord before and during FjordClassics 2019. They were also a part of the Lofoten International Chamber Music Festival in 2019. The quartet is invited back to Lofoten the summer of 2020 and will also be hosting a concert during the Horten chamber music festival as “Up and coming” in June.
In addition the quartet will be arranging their own concert in february at sentralen. The quartet will also take part in a jazz project at the Victoria stage with Norway’s foremost jazz musicians, arranged by Per Husby.
In January 2020, the quartet was selected to participate as a YAGA ensemble at the Glogerfestival in Kongsberg. They received daily coaching from the Oslo String Quartet, and also performed Schostakovich’s octet in collaboration with them. The festival ended with a recital concert in Kongsberg Theater with Mendelssohn, Britten and Pizzolla on the program.
The members of the quartet are at both secondary and bachelor levels and are students of Barratt Due Young Talents and NMH Young Musicians. They all have several years of experience in chamber music and have won competitions and held concerts both at home and abroad.