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Takács Quartet by Keith Saunders - Friends of Chamber Music
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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 »

Escher String Quartet Vancouver Premiere

Escher String Quartet – Season 67

August 2, 2016

Tuesday November 18th, 2014 At the Vancouver Playhouse at 8.00 pm. Adam Barnett-Hart, Violin Aaron Boyd, Violin Pierre Lapointe, Viola Dane Johansen, Cello The Escher String Quartet, formed in 2005, takes its name from Dutch graphic artist M.C. Escher, inspired by Escher’s method of interplay amongst individual components working together to form a whole. The … Continue reading Escher String Quartet – Season 67 »

Mandelring Quartet – Season 67

June 28, 2016

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Vancouver Playhouse 8:00pm Sebastian Schmidt, violin Nanette Schmidt, violin Roland Glassl, viola Bernhard Schmidt, cello In 2008, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung declared that the Mandelring Quartet was so good that it is a worthy successor to the Alban Berg Quartet. Writing of their Shostakovich cycle at the Salzburg Festival, the leading … Continue reading Mandelring Quartet – Season 67 »

61st Annual Young Musicians Competition Koerner Hall Vancouver Academy of Music 2015 chamber music

You’re Cordially Invited to Witness the Young Musicians of Tomorrow

February 29, 2016

The Friends of Chamber Music is pleased to invite you to join us Sunday, March 13th at 7:00pm for the 62nd Annual Young Musicians Competition concert at Koerner Recital Hall of the Vancouver Academy of Music in Vanier Park. Come out to support the brightest, most promising musicians of tomorrow who are continuing in the … Continue reading You’re Cordially Invited to Witness the Young Musicians of Tomorrow »

Paris Simons

Meet Friends of Chamber Music President Paris Simons

February 24, 2016

You’ve seen him at the concerts, mingling with the audience, selling an ensemble’s CD, or assisting the box office. Our esteemed president-elect, Paris Simons knows the Friends of Chamber Music inside-and-out, and from introducing the performers on stage to welcoming the audience and ensuring every aspect behind-the-scenes plays out perfectly, he’s the go-to man of the … Continue reading Meet Friends of Chamber Music President Paris Simons »