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Our 74th Season Highlights and 75th Season Announcement

April 25, 2022

We are thrilled to announce the Friends of Chamber Music’s 75th season! However, we would also like to express our appreciation for the success of the short 74th season. Both musicians and audience have returned to live concerts with great enthusiasm. Some of the highlights of the performances from this season include: Modigliani Quartet playing Schubert’s … Continue reading Our 74th Season Highlights and 75th Season Announcement »

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We are Honoured to Welcome the Emerson String Quartet as our Last Concert

April 21, 2022

We are both saddened to end, yet honoured to complete the season with as Time Magazine writes, “America’s greatest quartet,” the Emerson String Quartet on Sunday, May, 8 at 3:00 pm. The quartet has made more than 30 acclaimed recordings and has been honoured with nine GRAMMYs® (including two for Best Classical Album), three Gramophone Awards, the Avery Fisher … Continue reading We are Honoured to Welcome the Emerson String Quartet as our Last Concert »

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We welcome the Esmé Quartet for their North American debut!

March 15, 2022

We are thrilled to welcome the Esmé Quartet, in Vancouver on Tuesday, March 22nd at 7:30 pm! The name of the quartet, Esmé, is borrowed from an old French word meaning ‘being loved.‘ Based in Germany, the group was formed in 2016 and is comprised of four Korean musicians that were in their youth acquainted with each other as friends and … Continue reading We welcome the Esmé Quartet for their North American debut! »

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We are Delighted to Welcome Back the Pavel Haas Quartet

March 4, 2022

We are thrilled to welcome back the Czech group, Pavel Haas Quartet, in Vancouver on Sunday, March 13th at 3:00 pm! Following their victory in the Prague Spring Festival Competition and Premio Paolo Borciani in Italy in 2005, the Pavel Haas Quartet have established themselves as one of the world’s most exciting contemporary chamber ensembles. The Quartet have to … Continue reading We are Delighted to Welcome Back the Pavel Haas Quartet »

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We’re thrilled to welcome back the Bennewitz Quartet to Vancouver!

February 23, 2022

We anticipate the return of the dynamic, exciting, and young Czech quartet that is fast gaining global praise, the Bennewitz Quartet, on March 1st at 7:30 pm! Despite being a relatively new ensemble, the quartet performs at major venues such as Wigmore Hall London, Musikverein Wien, Konzerthaus Berlin, and Théâtre des Champs-Elysées Paris. They regularly perform at renowned festivals including the Salzburger Festspiele, … Continue reading We’re thrilled to welcome back the Bennewitz Quartet to Vancouver! »

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The Takács Quartet is performing with special guest English pianist, Stephen Hough

February 18, 2022

We are delighted to welcome the Takács Quartet, the only chamber string ensemble to be named to the Gramophone Hall of Fame, who will be performing with the eminent English pianist Stephen Hough on February 22nd at 7:30 pm. The Takács have commissioned Hough’s very first string quartet, which has been dedicated to them. This concert marks its … Continue reading The Takács Quartet is performing with special guest English pianist, Stephen Hough »