Greetings! It’s that season again to let you know how much we’ve cherished another great year at Friends of Chamber Music and look forward to the one to come! 2016 was not only a time of great music, but also a time to appreciate those who gave it to us and passed on. The deaths … Continue reading 2016: A Year In Review With Friends Of Chamber Music
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
While many of us enjoy the long hot days of summer at home—or at the cottage, or at the beach, or even on vacation in a distant spot—musicians take part in diverse summer musical activities all over the world. Here’s a look at what some of the musicians featured in this season’s concert series have … Continue reading What our favourite string quartets and musicians were up to this summer
One of our longstanding board members, oncologist, and amateur cellist, Dr. Malcolm Hayes, enjoyed our Emerson String Quartet concert so much he wrote a personal review for us to share! Read his account, especially noted is when the Emerson String Quartet breaks their bow, and visit our concert recap for the reception photos PR, and social media accounts. … Continue reading The Vancouver Friends of Chamber Music Bows Down to Disaster with the Emerson Quartet
We were so pleased to see so many people out for the Emerson String Quartet performance! Scroll all the way down to see all our reception photos. Looking for a substantive recap? Visit our board member, Malcom Hayes’ account and the Vancouver Classical Music site. What was the pulse on social media? Here are some of the conversations … Continue reading Emerson String Quartet breaks our sales record and a violin bow!
Sunday, January 31, 2016, 3:00 pm Vancouver Playhouse Eugene Drucker, violin Philip Setzer, violin Lawrence Dutton, viola Paul Watkins, cello The Emerson String Quartet has accumulated an unparalleled list of awards over three decades: more than thirty acclaimed recordings, nine Grammys® (including two for Best Classical Album), three Gramophone Awards, the Avery Fisher Prize, … Continue reading Emerson String Quartet – Season 68, Concert 5
Seasons greetings! And as we reach the end of the year, I feel it is a good idea to acknowledge how amazing 2015 was for Friends of Chamber Music! On January 13, we enjoyed a passionate interpretation of Shostakovich’s ninth string quartet by the Pacifica Quartet, the first concert for us by this group. While … Continue reading Year End Message from Friends of Chamber Music President Paris Simons