Meta4, formed in 2001, is one of the most internationally successful Finnish string quartets. It won first prize in the International Shostakovich Competition in Moscow (2004) and the International Haydn Chamber Music Competition (2007). Meta4 was selected as a BBC New Generation Artist for 2008–2010. The group performs regularly in key music capitals and concert halls around the world including Wiener Konzerthaus, Wigmore Hall and King’s Place in London, Auditorio Nacional in Madrid, Cité de la Musique in Paris and Stockholms Konserthus, and has also toured in Australia. The ensemble was the quartet-in-residence at the Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival from 2008-2017. The quartet has studied in the European Chamber Music Academy (ECMA) under Hatto Beyerle and Johannes Meissl. They have released numerous acclaimed recordings on Hänssler Classics, ECM, and BIS Records, inlcuding their recording of octets by Mendelssohn and Enescu with the Gringolts Quartet (2020).