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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 »

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 »

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 »

Caitlin Wong - violin, Sarah Baek - cello, Augustin Wright - piano
Caitlin Wong - violin, Sarah Baek - cello, Augustin Wright - piano

63rd Annual Young Musicians Competition

December 5, 2016

We’re pleased to announce that the Friends of Chamber Music’s 63rd Annual Young Musicians competition is under way! Last year’s competition featured $5000 in prizes and was graciously supported by the Koerner family and friends for the Fred Koerner Prize; Peter Lang; Olga P. Bismanis; and the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation Canada. The Audience Prize … Continue reading 63rd Annual Young Musicians Competition »