Welcome to CBC Music's live video stream of the 11th Banff International String Quartet Competition, coming to you from the Eric Harvie Theatre at the Banff Centre in Alberta.
The competition takes place between Aug. 26 and Sept. 1. Ten of the best young string quartets from around the world are competing for more than $150,000 in cash and prizes.
You can find the complete schedule at BanffCentre.ca. We will be streaming video of all 14 concerts. To prepare, check out our 2013 BISQC primer and our crash course in string quartets.
Our live video feed continues Sunday, Sept. 1, with the final round, in which each competing ensemble plays a string quartet by Beethoven.
Concert 14, 2 p.m. (4 p.m. ET)
Navarra Quartet (UK/Ireland/The Netherlands)
Quartet in E minor, Op. 59, No. 2
Quatuor Cavatine (France)
Quartet in B-flat major, Op. 130, and Grosse Fugue from Op. 133 as Finale
Dover Quartet (USA)
Quartet in E Minor, Op. 59 No. 2
Follow the live video stream below, and join our live chat. We encourage you to comment on the performances, or join the conversation online using the hashtag #bisqc.
on Aug 26, 2013