Special Offer: Attend Three Concerts And SAVE With Our Winter Solstice Trio Packs

December 2, 2016

The Friends of Chamber Music are proud to present this special offer in time for the holidays: Winter Solstice Trio packs. In the spirit of giving, we invite you to enjoy THREE classical concerts at a discount. Not only that, we even have two themed options available for you to choose from: Paris & Vienna … Continue reading Special Offer: Attend Three Concerts And SAVE With Our Winter Solstice Trio Packs »

up-and-coming musicians

Up-and-Comers Who Are Re-Defining the Classical Music Scene

March 16, 2017

While playing the classics like Beethoven and Chopin will always reign supreme on the classical music scene, there are a few up-and-coming musicians who are re-defining the genre; and we can’t get enough. By challenging traditional composition, they are breathing a fresh life into our favourite genre. The Ingenue: Pianist Janaya Lo Kicking off our … Continue reading Up-and-Comers Who Are Re-Defining the Classical Music Scene »

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Centre

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (Piano & Strings) – Season 69

March 16, 2017

The Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Hamilton St. Sunday March 19, 2017 at 3:00 pm   Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (Piano & Strings) Kristin Lee, violin Yura Lee, violin Arnaud Sussman, violin Richard O’Neill, viola Nicholas Canellakis, cello Wu Han, piano   Kristin Lee received a 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant, and was a top prizewinner … Continue reading Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (Piano & Strings) – Season 69 »

63rd Annual Young Musicians Competition

63rd Annual Young Musicians Chamber Music Competition Presented by Friends of Chamber Music – 12 March 2017

March 15, 2017

Many thanks to all the friends and family who came out to support the talented young musicians in their groups, as they competed for more than $5000 in prizes at the 63rd Annual Young Musicians Competition finals! The juried competition, staged on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 3 pm at the Koerner Recital Hall inside … Continue reading 63rd Annual Young Musicians Chamber Music Competition Presented by Friends of Chamber Music – 12 March 2017 »

Pražák Quartet

Pražák Quartet – Season 69

February 15, 2017

Tuesday February 21, 2017 Vancouver Playhouse 8:00 pm This concert is generously sponsored by Eric Wyness The Pražák Quartet Jana Vonášková, violin Vlastimil Holek, violin Josef Kluson, viola Michal Kanka, cello The Pražák Quartet has been an audience favourite of ours for 30 years; they provided the core of the concert series celebrating the Fiftieth … Continue reading Pražák Quartet – Season 69 »

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The Greatest Child Musical Prodigies

February 10, 2017

In celebration of BC’s Family Day holiday that honours the bonds and traditions of family, we’ve collected a few of history’s greatest child musical prodigies. These musical greats undoubtedly would not have graced the world with their incredible contributions to chamber music without the encouragement, inspiration, and support of their families. The Prolific Beginnings of … Continue reading The Greatest Child Musical Prodigies »

Pacifica Quartet

The Pacifica Quartet – Season 67

February 3, 2017

The Vancouver Playhouse Tuesday Jan 13, 2015 at 8.00 pm.   The Pacifica Quartet Simin Ganatra, violin I Sibbi Bernhardsson, violin II Masumi Per Rostad, viola Brandon Vamos, cello   Recognized for its virtuosity, exuberant performance style, and often-daring repertory choices, over the past two decades the Pacifica Quartet has gained international stature as one … Continue reading The Pacifica Quartet – Season 67 »

Gabriel Fauré CMS Piano Quartet

CMS Piano Quartet – Season 69

January 20, 2017

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (Piano Quartet) Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Vancouver Playhouse 8:00 pm Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (Piano Quartet) Alessio Bax, piano Ani Kavafian, violin Yura Lee, viola Paul Watkins, cello Pianist Alessio Bax—a First Prize winner at the Leeds and Hamamatsu International Piano Competitions and a 2009 Avery Fisher … Continue reading CMS Piano Quartet – Season 69 »

Concert 5 CMS - Alessio Bax

Spotlight on Alessio Bax

January 19, 2017

Next Tuesday, January 24th the CMS Piano Quartet will entertain us with their Fauré and Brahms renditions. Headlining the Quartet is Italian classical pianist Alessio Bax. The award-winning prodigy graduated from the Bari conservatory at only 14 years old and went on to win the Hamamatsu International Piano Competition at 19, and later the Leeds … Continue reading Spotlight on Alessio Bax »