Formed in 1995 in Bucharest, ConTempo Quartet is recognised as one of the most exciting and vibrant chamber ensembles performing today. It has performed world-wide in many prestigious venues, winning prizes at competitions in Munich, Rome and London. In 2014, they were also appointed RTÉ’s Quartet in Residence. In June 2016, the members were awarded with honorary doctorates in music from NUI Galway in recognition of 13 years of music and education in the West of Ireland.