»...in recognition of their services to disseminating contemporary chamber music works, but also to modern classical works and discoveries from the 1920s and 1930s.«
The ensemble recherche is one of the most distinguished ensembles for New Music. With approximately four hundred premieres since being founded back in 1985, the group has played a crucial role in the creative evolution of contemporary chamber and ensemble music. They are for many composers an indispensable creative partner, and for audiences a sensory communicator of our century’s music to the very highest of exacting standards. With their distinctive dramaturgical approach, the nine soloists in the ensemble have carved out their own niche in the world of international music.