Tag Archives: classical music

Chamber music

Redemption: Mozart + CMS Clarinet, Piano & Strings – Season 69

April 24, 2017

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (Clarinet, Piano & Strings) Tuesday May 2, 2017 8:00 pm Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Hamilton Street Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (Clarinet, Piano & Strings) Gloria Chien, piano Bella Hristova, violin Danbi Um, violin Mark Holloway, viola Dmitri Atapine, cello Pianist Gloria Chien debuted with the Boston Symphony Orchestra at … Continue reading Redemption: Mozart + CMS Clarinet, Piano & Strings – Season 69 »

Learning a musical instrument

The Benefits of Learning a Musical Instrument as an Adult

April 13, 2017

These days, there are shortcuts for everything–including how to get smarter, quicker. Usually this involves downloading an app or two on your iPhone so you can play brain-boosting games during your morning skytrain commute. But what about taking the time to really learn something new, like a musical instrument? Investing the time to immerse yourself … Continue reading The Benefits of Learning a Musical Instrument as an Adult »

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 »

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Centre

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (Piano & Strings) – Season 69

March 16, 2017

The Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Hamilton St. Sunday March 19, 2017 at 3:00 pm   Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (Piano & Strings) Kristin Lee, violin Yura Lee, violin Arnaud Sussman, violin Richard O’Neill, viola Nicholas Canellakis, cello Wu Han, piano   Kristin Lee received a 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant, and was a top prizewinner … Continue reading Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (Piano & Strings) – Season 69 »

Pacifica Quartet

The Pacifica Quartet – Season 67

February 3, 2017

The Vancouver Playhouse Tuesday Jan 13, 2015 at 8.00 pm.   The Pacifica Quartet Simin Ganatra, violin I Sibbi Bernhardsson, violin II Masumi Per Rostad, viola Brandon Vamos, cello   Recognized for its virtuosity, exuberant performance style, and often-daring repertory choices, over the past two decades the Pacifica Quartet has gained international stature as one … Continue reading The Pacifica Quartet – Season 67 »

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 »