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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 »

Takács Quartet by Keith Saunders - Friends of Chamber Music
Photo by Keith Saunders

Takács Quartet – Season 69

November 22, 2016

Takács Quartet Sunday, December 4, 2016 Vancouver Playhouse 3:00 pm This concert is generously sponsored by: Buy tickets here. Takács Quartet Edward Dusinberre, violin Károly Schranz, violin Geraldine Walther, viola András Fejér, cello Recognized as one of the world’s great ensembles, the Takács Quartet plays with a unique blend of drama, warmth and humour, combining … Continue reading Takács Quartet – Season 69 »

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Stieler, Joseph Karl: Beethoven mit der Missa solemnis Ölgemälde, 1819

5 Things You May Not Know About Beethoven

November 21, 2016

The musical revolutionary pioneered Romanticism and composed 240 works which included symphonies, piano concertos, string quartets and an opera. Ludwig van Beethoven was a perfectionist with vision: posterity. The third Ludwig van Beethoven and second musician in his family, he more than attained that goal on a global level. Over 200 years since his passing … Continue reading 5 Things You May Not Know About Beethoven »

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 »

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 »

Doreen Dasol Yun - violin, Royce Richert - violin, Sarah Yang - violin, Alison Kim - violin
Doreen Dasol Yun - violin, Royce Richert - violin, Sarah Yang - violin, Alison Kim - violin

62nd Annual Young Musicians Competition Winners

March 16, 2016

A huge thank you to all the friends and family who came out to support the talented young musicians, as they competed for $5000 in prizes at the 62nd Annual Young Musicians Competition finals! The juried competition was graciously supported by the Koerner family and friends for the Fred Koerner Prize; Peter Lang; Olga P. … Continue reading 62nd Annual Young Musicians Competition Winners »

1969 Borodin Quartet Dmitri Shostakovich Friends of Chamber Music

Ticket Information for the Borodin Quartet’s 70th Anniversary Celebration: The Complete Shostakovich Cycle

April 29, 2015

If you’ve already purchased your tickets for the Borodin Quartet 70th Anniversary Celebration, please note the following ticket instructions: Attendees with single tickets and have printed them out, you may go straight to the door. Attendees with single tickets on your smart phones, please go to the will call line-up. Attendees who hold full series passes, … Continue reading Ticket Information for the Borodin Quartet’s 70th Anniversary Celebration: The Complete Shostakovich Cycle »