Category Archives: Musicians

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 »

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 »

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 »

Israeli Chamber Project - Friends of Chamber Music

Meet The Israeli Chamber Project

September 15, 2016

Friends of Chamber Music is incredibly proud to host the Israeli Chamber Project for the first time on Tuesday, October 18th. Vancouver is the kick-off city on their 2016-2017 North American tour. Created in 2008 as a way for members to give back to their community and showcase Israeli culture, the ICP is a dynamic ensemble … Continue reading Meet The Israeli Chamber Project »

Doreen Dasol Yun - violin, Royce Richert - violin, Sarah Yang - violin, Alison Kim - violin
Doreen Dasol Yun - violin, Royce Richert - violin, Sarah Yang - violin, Alison Kim - violin

62nd Annual Young Musicians Competition Winners

March 16, 2016

A huge thank you to all the friends and family who came out to support the talented young musicians, as they competed for $5000 in prizes at the 62nd Annual Young Musicians Competition finals! The juried competition was graciously supported by the Koerner family and friends for the Fred Koerner Prize; Peter Lang; Olga P. … Continue reading 62nd Annual Young Musicians Competition Winners »

Borodin Quartet

The Complete Borodin Review

May 26, 2015

It has been 10 days since we wrapped up our five night series of concerts featuring the Borodin String Quartet, and the reviews are in! We sincerely hope you were able to attend at least one of the performances, they were all exquisite, but regardless, please take the time to read through David Gordon Duke’s … Continue reading The Complete Borodin Review »