Formed in 2013, the Manfredi Quartet receives its musical education by Miguel Da Silva at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Regional de Paris. While furthering its training at the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole, it receives a scholarship reserved for the most promising quartets and support from the Alimondo Ciampi Foundation.
The Quartet has won first prize at the Gasparo da Salò Competition in Brescia and at the Treviso International Competition. As of 2018, it is part of the “Dimore del Quartetto” project.
The Manfredi Quartet has performed for notable associations such as: Società Veneziana dei Concerti, Festival di Spoleto, Società dei Concerti di Milano, Amici della Musica “G. Michelli” di Ancona, Amici della Musica di Bassano, Asolo Musica-Veneto Musica, Società Filarmonica di Trento, Quatuor en Pays Basque, Festival Lucien Durosoir. The quartet is the in residence quartet of the Cittadella International Music Festival & Masterclasses.
The quartet was awarded the MEGEP (Musiciens Entre Guerre et Paix) prize at the 46th Session de l’Academie Internationale de Musique Maurice Ravel a Saint-Jean-de-Luz. It has also taken part in the “Accademia Europea del Quartetto 2017” with Hatto Beyerle, Alfred Brendel, Johannes Meissl and Andrea Nannoni.
Further studies have been conducted with Petr Holman of the Zemlinsky Quartet and Antonello Farulli at the “Accademia Pianistica Incontri col Maestro di Imola.”
The quartet owes its name to Filippo Manfredi, violinist for the Quartetto Toscano, history’s first professional string quartet founded in mid-18th century with violinist Pietro Nardini, violist Giuseppe Cambini and cellist Luigi Boccherini.