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The Guardian Reviews the Acclaimed Borodin Quartet

April 29, 2015

Our Borodin Quartet’s 70th Anniversary Celebration: The Complete Shostakovich Cycle is coming up next week with our opening night on Tuesday May, 5th at 8pm! See what The Guardian had to say about the acclaimed Borodin Quartet in their review.

Lest We Forget

November 10, 2014

In honour of Remembrance Day, and those who have sacrificed their lives, we’ve compiled a list of music composed for this day. We’ve chosen pieces that directly relate to WWI and WWII to get a sense of what people may have felt during those years. Britten’s War Requiem sets poetry by war poet, Wilfred Owen, … Continue reading Lest We Forget »

A Bohemian Rhapsody

June 8, 2013

If you are joining us this Sunday, one of the pieces you will hear was written by the Bohemian composer, Antonin Dvorak. He was born just north of Prague in 1841 and was the eldest of eight children. Music was a way of life in the Dvorak household and it wasn’t long before Antonin was accompanying his father … Continue reading A Bohemian Rhapsody »