Jingzhi Zhang - violin Carlo Testore, Fondazione Pro Canale
Giacomo Lucato - Dante Regazzoni violin, Regazzoni Collection
Matilde Simionato - viola Antonio Pivetta, Private collection
Martino Simionato - Dante Regazzoni cello, Regazzoni Collection
Quartetto Goldberg is winner of the “Piero Farulli” Award - 42nd “Franco Abbiati” Italian Critics Award, first prize at the Filippo Nicosia Chamber Music Award 2023, at the Verão Classico 2023 Academy Awards and Special Jury Prize at the “Marcello Pontillo” Competition 2022”.
Supported by the "Young Talents" scholarship from the Stauffer Academy, is "Artist in Residence" of the Fondazione Società dei Concerti di Milano for the 2022/2023 season, protagonist of the Nuit du Quatuor 2022 in Paris and "Quartet in Residence" at the Ticino Festival 2022. Thanks to the Stauffer Academy in Cremona, he collaborates with the Department of Innovation for the Arts of the Juilliard School in New York, within the project “Bridging the Time-space Divide – connecting Cremona and New York” and is selected by the Fondazione I Teatri of Reggio Emilia as the only Italian quartet for the fourth edition of "Casa del Quartetto", a high-level artistic residency program for young string quartets.
Thanks to scholarships, the ensemble participates in International Festivals such as estivals Zeist Music Days (Holland), International String Quartet Academy (Paris), Allegra Festival (Bulgaria), Musique à Flaine (France). It is part of MERITA platform and Le Dimore del Quartetto, where it is has been awarded “Ensemble of the Year 2022”.
Quartetto Goldberg is regularly invited by concert seasons such as the Fondazione dei Società dei Concerti di Milano, Gioventù musica italiana, Società dei concerti di Trieste, Società del Quartetto di Vicenza, Giovine Orchestra Genovese, Appassionata, Filarmonica Laudamo, Associazione Jervolino, Associazione Siciliana Amici della Musica, Viotti Festival. It was a guest on the radio program La Stanza della Musica, interviewed by Oreste Bossini: the episode is available on Rai Play, with music by Shostakóvič, Webern and Beethoven.
In November 2023, it has completed a tour in Saudi Arabia organized by the Fondazione Società dei concerti di Milano, the Italian Consulate in Jeddah and the Italian Embassy in Riyadh on the occasion of the "World Week of Italian Cuisine" and the "Week of European Music".
Quartetto Goldberg was born in 2021. The name is a tribute to J. S. Bach's Variations, a piece that deeply binds the four members and expresses the key ideals of their music-making: refinement, simplicity and communicativeness.