Praised by the Sydney Morning Herald for their 'warmth of sound, sublime inner-voicing and spontaneity,’ The Orava Quartet is emerging as one of Australia's most exciting chamber music ensembles. Founded in 2007, The Orava Quartet consists of brothers Daniel Kowalik (violin), Karol Kowalik (cello), and completed by David Dalseno (violin) and Thomas Chawner (viola).

The quartet has been based in Brisbane since late-2014, as the quartet-in-residence with the Camerata -Queensland's Chamber Orchestra.  Since their return to Australia, major events have included the Musica Viva Festival, Melbourne Festival, Australian Festival of Chamber Music, and Huntington Estate Festival. Following highly-reviewed performances at the latter, including collaborations with Wolfgang Holzmair and Lise Berthaud.


Nickson Room, Zelman Cowen Building, School of Music