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Summer Classical Music Playlist

7 Must Haves for a Summer Classical Music Playlist

May 18, 2017

It might not quite be summer yet, but we’re welcoming the warmer weather and breezy nights with a summer classical music playlist that celebrates the season in the most melodic of ways.. “Summer” by Vivaldi Summer wouldn’t be the same Antonio Vivaldi’s “Summer” concerto from “The Four Seasons” violin concerti. The narrative piece is quintessential … Continue reading 7 Must Haves for a Summer Classical Music Playlist »

Gabriel Fauré CMS Piano Quartet

CMS Piano Quartet – Season 69

January 20, 2017

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (Piano Quartet) Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Vancouver Playhouse 8:00 pm Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (Piano Quartet) Alessio Bax, piano Ani Kavafian, violin Yura Lee, viola Paul Watkins, cello Pianist Alessio Bax—a First Prize winner at the Leeds and Hamamatsu International Piano Competitions and a 2009 Avery Fisher … Continue reading CMS Piano Quartet – Season 69 »

Takács Quartet by Keith Saunders - Friends of Chamber Music
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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 »

quatuor ébène - friends of chamber music vancouver
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Ébène Quartet – Season 66

August 17, 2016

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 Vancouver Playhouse 8:00 pm. This concert is generously sponsored by Rogers Group Financial  Pierre Colombet, violin Gabriel Le Magadure, violin Mathieu Herzog, viola Raphaël Merlin, violoncello Quatuor Ébène was founded in 1999 at the Boulogne-Billancourt Conservatory in France. They studied with the Ysaye Quartet in Paris as well as with Gábor … Continue reading Ébène Quartet – Season 66 »

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 »