Tag Archives: Beethoven

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 »

Takács Quartet by Keith Saunders - Friends of Chamber Music
Photo by Keith Saunders

Takács Quartet – Season 69

November 22, 2016

Takács Quartet Sunday, December 4, 2016 Vancouver Playhouse 3:00 pm This concert is generously sponsored by: Buy tickets here. Takács Quartet Edward Dusinberre, violin Károly Schranz, violin Geraldine Walther, viola András Fejér, cello Recognized as one of the world’s great ensembles, the Takács Quartet plays with a unique blend of drama, warmth and humour, combining … Continue reading Takács Quartet – Season 69 »

Beethoven - Friends Of Chamber Music Vancouver
Stieler, Joseph Karl: Beethoven mit der Missa solemnis Ölgemälde, 1819

5 Things You May Not Know About Beethoven

November 21, 2016

The musical revolutionary pioneered Romanticism and composed 240 works which included symphonies, piano concertos, string quartets and an opera. Ludwig van Beethoven was a perfectionist with vision: posterity. The third Ludwig van Beethoven and second musician in his family, he more than attained that goal on a global level. Over 200 years since his passing … Continue reading 5 Things You May Not Know About Beethoven »

Takács Quartet by Keith Saunders - Friends of Chamber Music
Photo by Keith Saunders

Takács Quartet – Season 66

July 7, 2016

Sunday, December 1, 2013 Vancouver Playhouse 3:00 pm This concert is generously sponsored by Mr. Eric Wyness Edward Dusinberre – violin Károly Schranz – violin Geraldine Walther – viola András Fejér – cello Recognized as one of the world’s great ensembles, the Takács Quartet plays with a unique blend of drama, warmth and humor, combining … Continue reading Takács Quartet – Season 66 »

CMS reception April 2016 group photo with FCM board members
CMS string sextet with FCM board members at our final concert of the 68th season

End of 68th Season Message from Friends of Chamber Music President Paris Simons

April 19, 2016

Greetings! Just as spring is blooming and the weather reminds us all of the summer to come, we have successfully wrapped up the 68th season of Friends of Chamber Music concerts. And what a glorious season it was! There is still something exciting and unique about experiencing great music played live in front of you! … Continue reading End of 68th Season Message from Friends of Chamber Music President Paris Simons »

2015-2016 68th Season Concerts

March 24, 2016

1. Pavel Haas Quartet Sunday October 11, 20153:00pm Sergei Prokofiev Quartet No.1 in B Minor, Opus 50 Ludwig van Beethoven Quartet in F minor, Opus 95 “Serioso” Béla Bartók Quartet No.5 Sz.102 After a three year absence, we are pleased to welcome back the Pavel Haas Quartet. Of the great younger quartets today, they are … Continue reading 2015-2016 68th Season Concerts »

Members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center -- Daniel Hope and Paul Neubauer, violins, David Finckel, cello, and Wu Han, piano. Tristan Cook.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (Piano Quartet) – Season 68, Concert 6

February 16, 2016

Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 8:00 pm Vancouver Playhouse   Gilles Vonsattel, piano Arnaud Sussmann, violin Paul Neubauer, viola Paul Watkins, cello Swiss-born American pianist Gilles Vonsattel is an artist of extraordinary versatility and originality. Recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant and winner of the Naumburg and Geneva competitions, he has in recent years made his … Continue reading Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (Piano Quartet) – Season 68, Concert 6 »