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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 »

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 »

Quatuor Mosaïques - Friends of Chamber Music
Photo by Wolfgang Krautzer

Quatuor Mosaïques – Season 67

July 26, 2016

Sunday November 2, 2014 Vancouver Playhouse 3:00 pm Co-presented by Friends of Chamber Music and Early Music Vancouver Erich Höbarth, violin Andrea Bischof, violin Anita Mitterer, viola Christophe Coin, cello Quatuor Mosaïques is the most prominent period-instrument quartet performing today. The ensemble has garnered praise for its atypical decision to use gut-stringed instruments which, in … Continue reading Quatuor Mosaïques – Season 67 »

Emerson Quartet on stage

The Vancouver Friends of Chamber Music Bows Down to Disaster with the Emerson Quartet

February 4, 2016

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 »

Emerson String Quartet – Season 68, Concert 5

January 31, 2016

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 »