Winners of the Royal Overseas League Competition, the Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now Foundation, the Regionsstipendium Hannover the four young musicians began with great success both at home and internationally, winning competitions and performing regularly. They had performances at important festivals including the Edinburgh Fringe, the Heidelberger Frühling and the Muziktage in Hitzacker, all before their move to Germany in 2011.
After their graduation in Chamber Music Masters from the University of Music, Drama and Media Hanover, the quartet now comprises members from all corners of the globe. Mayumi Kanagawa (USA/Japan), Jos Jonker (The Netherlands), Albin Uusijärvi (Sweden), and Alice Gott (New Zealand).
The Lazarus String Quartet has been a part of the ProQuartet organisation in Paris since 2013, where they regularly perform concerts and take part in masterclasses. A highlight from these concert series was the premiere of Arnold Schönbergs “Ein Flüstern in der Nacht” in Salle Gaveau, Paris, where they performed together with baritone singer Samuel Hasselhorn.