|Feguš String Quartet (Slovenia)|
The Feguš String Quartet has been performing since 1992, its members are brothers: Filip and Simon Peter – violin, Andrej – viola and Jernej – cello. They started their educational path at the Maribor Music Conservatory, afterwards they continued their studies at the State Conservatory of Carinthia in Klagenfurt (Austria).
In 2001 the Feguš String Quartet has been accepted for studies in chamber music at the prestigious private school "Scuola di Musica di Fiesole" (Florence, Italy) under mentorship of Milan Škampa (Smetana Quartet) and Piero Farulli (Quartetto Italiano), as well as Andreo Nannoni (Nuovo Quartetto) until 2007. For their study they have also received the scholarship of the Italian President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi.
In June 2012 the Quartet completed the Master`s program of Chamber Music at the "Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz" with Stephan Goerner (Carmina Quartet) and they got the academic Degree of Master of Arts.
In 2001 the Feguš String Quartet has qualified for "Isaac Stern Chamber Music Workshop" in Carnegie Hall (New York) under the leadership of the legendary violinist Isaac Stern and members of the best American quartets.
They have participated on Orlando Festival, Kerkrade in Netherlands, Festival Pablo Casals in Prades, France, to name a few. They have concerted throughout Slovenia, Europe and the USA. They recorded for Radio Slovenia, Radio Maribor, ARD, ORF, France Musique. In year 2006 they released a CD with works of L. Janáček and M. Ravel and in 2011 a CD with works of A. Webern and H. Wolf.
Also their hometown has honored them with a special recognition for their work: they received the "City Seal" of Maribor and Glazer's Charter for accomplishments in the area of culture. In Piran they also received an award for the best performance of a work of Tartini.