The Institut français is pleased to welcome the renowned Psophos Quartet, in a programme of famous French string quartets. The Psophos Quartet is from now on a flagship name in the European musical landscape. They perform each year in the greatest music halls and at the most prestigious festivals of the world. The Quartet is also a favoured partner of composers such as Nicolas Bacri and Marc Monnet, regularly performing their new works. Created in 1997 at the Lyon Conservatoire supérieur de musique et de danse, the Psophos Quartet is laureate of the Osaka International Competition and the Vittorio Gui International Competition of Florence and London.