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Fête du Quatuor

  • Concerts

June 21,
2 p.m., 3 p.m.,
4 p.m.,
5 p.m.

Musée de l'orangerie, Salle des Nymphéas
Access plan

Museum ticket required for entry.


The “fête de la musique” becomes the string quartet party and a meeting of painting with music. Driven by the Béla quartet, young groups have appropriated Kaija Saariaho’s Nymphea as well as other works from the repertoire.

Quatuors à cordes stagiaires
Serge Lemouton IRCAM computer music design

and other works for string quartet 

An Musée de l’Orangerie, IRCAM-Centre Pompidou, ProQuartet-Centre européen de musique de chamber coproduction. With the support ULYSSES Network supported by the Culture Programme of the European Union.


by Kaija Saariaho, 1994

  1. Nymphea by Kaija Saariaho, 1994

Everything you need to know about the String Quartet

Captured as a part of the 2017 academy festival.

  1. String Quartet history
  2. Composer's and the String Quartet (in french)

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