Formed in September 2008, the Quartet was founded inside the SIXE project (Italian Sound for Europe) sponsored by the Federation CEMAT in Rome. After studying under the guidance of Bruno Giuranna in the "W. Stauffer" Foundation in Cremona, obtained the recognition of Quartet in residence at the Autumn Music Festival in Como collaborating with Italo Gomez, former artistic director of the organization of La Scala Theatre in Milan.
In 2010 the Quartet was selected by the Kuss Quartett to participate to the Festival of Quartet in Reggio Emilia and later was invited by Walter Levin at the Hochschule für Musik in Basel.
In 2013 the Quartet graduates in Master for Chamber Music with Oliver Wille from the Hochschule für Musik in Hannover.
In 2009 won the "International Competition of Chamber Music G. Papini", the following year won the prize "New Careers" in the selection "Rec & Play", organized by CIDIM of Rome.
In 2011 the Mirus Quartet had the first recognition abroad, was awarded at the "B. Pergamenschikow" Chamber Music Competition, sponsored by the Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler" in Berlin.
In 2012 was selected to be part of ECMA - European Chamber Music Academy and in 2013 was finalist in the International Chamber Music Competition “V. Gui” in Florence.
The repertoire of the Mirus Quartet includes works from Haydn to Maderna . The composer Diego Conti has dedicated his Quartet no.3 and the duet for violins “In a wait time” to Mirus and in 2014 they recorded “Poichilìai” for String Quartet by P. Scattolin for the label Tactus.
They made their debut at the Bologna Festival in 2009 reaching a great success with audiences and critics ("..ensemble capable of stand out because of his sound and maturity..", National Press Corriere della Sera). From that moment they started to perform concerts for numerous Italian and European institutions, like La società dei Concerti in Milan, Amici della Musica in Modena, SolistenKonzerte in Konstanz, NDR MusikTag and Think Big Chamber Music Festival in Hannover, “Hanns Eisler” Hochschule fur Musik in Berlin, Festspiele Meckenbourg-Verpommern, “La Sapienza” University in Rome, Jeunesses Musicales in Modena, Festival del Quartetto in Reggio Emilia, Festival “Ritratti” in Monopoli as quartet in residence, Festival Pontino in Latina.
In summer 2011 they are invited by the Festival of Chamber Music of Viana do Castelo (Portugal) where they performed the Schubert's String Quintet with Mikayel Hakhnazaryan of Kuss Quartett. In 2013 they took part in the esecution of all the 23 Quartets by Mozart organized by GoG in Genova and played the Mendelssohn's Octet with Belcea Quartet for Amici della Musica in Mestre.
The same year they were invited by Mario Brunello to play with him in his Mahler Project for the opening concert of Musica Insieme season in Bologna, performing Piano Quartetsatz and the Fourth Symphony in chamber ensemble.
In 2014 they are invited at the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Music Festival and furthermore they played at Festival di Filosofia in Modena for the evening dedicated to the commemoration of Claudio Abbado.
The Mirus Quartet has just finished a cycle of concerts in Mantova, Lugo di Romagna, Modena with the wonderful pianist Maria Perrotta (Decca). In this project has plyed the last chamber work by Thomas Adés "The four quarters", never payed in Italy since the premier in the 2011 by the Emerson Quartet.
Furthermore the Mirus played the final concert of this tour in Rome for an imortant season of concerts that takes place, every year, at the "Palazzo del Quirinale", the official residence of the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella.
This concert has been broadcast live on Rai Radio 3 (the Italian national public radio) for the Circuit Euroradio.
They recently opened the new season of the BO-OM Festival of Orchestra Mozart, with a concert at 'Accademia Filarmonica" in Bologna.
Soon a new recording for Tactus label focused on study and rediscovery of quartets by the italian classical composer Felice Giardini.
The members of the Mirus Quartet were part of Claudio Abbado's Mozart Orchestra.