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Meet The Israeli Chamber Project

September 15, 2016

Friends of Chamber Music is incredibly proud to host the Israeli Chamber Project for the first time on Tuesday, October 18th. Vancouver is the kick-off city on their 2016-2017 North American tour. Created in 2008 as a way for members to give back to their community and showcase Israeli culture, the ICP is a dynamic ensemble … Continue reading Meet The Israeli Chamber Project »

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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 »

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 »

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Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Borodin Quartet – Season 67

June 22, 2016

May 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 2015 at 8:00 pm At the Vancouver Playhouse Ruben Aharonian, violin Sergei Lomovsky, violin Igor Naidin, viola Vladimir Balshin, cello The Borodin Quartet, which celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2015, commands special respect in the chamber music world. It has preserved a unique performance tradition, focusing on the masterpieces at … Continue reading Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Borodin Quartet – Season 67 »

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Mandelring Quartett Wrap-up

March 9, 2016

See what people are saying about one of our more intimate evenings this season: The Mandelring Quartett: We were very pleased to receive a thoughtful review outlining the quartet’s relationship with German/Jewish composer Berthold Goldschmidt written by Geoffrey Newman for Vancouver Classical Music. Thank you, Susan Weiss and David Gordon Duke for your tweets! “#DavidGordonDuke Goldshmidt’s Second … Continue reading Mandelring Quartett Wrap-up »

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The Season’s Best Sips: Wine and Concert Series Pieces Pairings

October 27, 2015

From Fall through Winter, we’ve chosen to pair several of our upcoming concert series pieces–as well as a few other notable chamber music classics–with wines to make your listening experience that much more…full-bodied. Feel the notes, taste the spirit, and absorb all that these sips and sounds have to offer your senses. Anton Arensky’s Piano … Continue reading The Season’s Best Sips: Wine and Concert Series Pieces Pairings »