We are ecstatic to greet the Vienna Piano Trio in Vancouver on April 10th at 3 pm! This is the trio’s farewell season, as after 34 years, the 2021-22 season will conclude the trio’s illustrious career. The trio consists of David McCarroll (violin), Clemens Hagen (cello), and Stefan Mendl (piano). Together, the players embody the … Continue reading We Welcome the Vienna Piano Trio in their Farewell Season
We are thrilled to welcome the Esmé Quartet, in Vancouver on Tuesday, March 22nd at 7:30 pm! The name of the quartet, Esmé, is borrowed from an old French word meaning ‘being loved.‘ Based in Germany, the group was formed in 2016 and is comprised of four Korean musicians that were in their youth acquainted with each other as friends and … Continue reading We welcome the Esmé Quartet for their North American debut!
We are thrilled to welcome back the Czech group, Pavel Haas Quartet, in Vancouver on Sunday, March 13th at 3:00 pm! Following their victory in the Prague Spring Festival Competition and Premio Paolo Borciani in Italy in 2005, the Pavel Haas Quartet have established themselves as one of the world’s most exciting contemporary chamber ensembles. The Quartet have to … Continue reading We are Delighted to Welcome Back the Pavel Haas Quartet
We anticipate the return of the dynamic, exciting, and young Czech quartet that is fast gaining global praise, the Bennewitz Quartet, on March 1st at 7:30 pm! Despite being a relatively new ensemble, the quartet performs at major venues such as Wigmore Hall London, Musikverein Wien, Konzerthaus Berlin, and Théâtre des Champs-Elysées Paris. They regularly perform at renowned festivals including the Salzburger Festspiele, … Continue reading We’re thrilled to welcome back the Bennewitz Quartet to Vancouver!
We are delighted to welcome the Takács Quartet, the only chamber string ensemble to be named to the Gramophone Hall of Fame, who will be performing with the eminent English pianist Stephen Hough on February 22nd at 7:30 pm. The Takács have commissioned Hough’s very first string quartet, which has been dedicated to them. This concert marks its … Continue reading The Takács Quartet is performing with special guest English pianist, Stephen Hough
We’re pleased to announce that the Friends of Chamber Music’s 62nd Annual Young Musicians competition is under way! Last year’s competition, held at Koerner Hall in Kits Point, was a grand success. Concert pianist and former head of the piano division at UBC, Jane Coop, awarded $5,000 in prizes to the winning groups. One of … Continue reading Young Musicians Competition Now Open