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Saxophone students from the studio of Wendell Clanton perform in a class recital.




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May 2015

09 Masterclass with Guitarist Chen Zhi @ 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Professor Chen Zhi of the Beijing Central Conservatory is a true giant of the guitar world. Professor Zhi has raised the standard of the guitar in China to an unprecedented level, with a roster of exceptional students, artists and international competition winners. His renown is worldwide, with a sterling reputation as one of today’s master pedagogues. This class is his only teaching appearance in North America this year. Two young talented players will perform for Professor Zhi and, as part of the cultural exchange between Victoria and the Central Conservatory, School of Music professor Alexander Dunn will coach Professor Zhi’s daughter Chan Kai lent—who, at age 9, took 3rd place in the GFA international youth competition, and recently took first prize in the Segovia Competition in Germany.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, Rm B125

Free admission

June 2015
10 Quartet Fest West Concert: Lafayette String Quartet @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Lafayette String Quartet with Alexander Tselyakov, piano, Yariv Aloni, viola

Come celebrate the Victoria launch of the LSQ’s latest release “DISTANCE and MOTION” featuring a new Piano Quintet by Kelly Marie-Murphy with Alexander Tselyakov. Also on the program, the beautiful Hummell Piano Quintet, Shostakovich’s jazz-infused 13th Quartet and a viola quintet by Michael Haydn, the younger brother of Joseph, with violist Yariv Aloni.

Quartet Fest West is an in-depth study of the string quartet literature with the world-renowned Lafayette String Quartet on the beautiful UVic campus. Quartet Fest West runs from June 8-19, 2015. Masterclasses, workshops and concerts are open to the public.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, Rm B125

$12 students / $25 regular
3 concert pass: $25 students / $65 regular
Buy tickets here

13 Quartet Fest West Concert: Penderecki String Quartet @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Wilfrid Laurier’s remarkable quartet-in-residence, the Penderecki String Quartet, joins once again as Quartet Fest West guest artists.
Performing Beethoven Op. 18, No 3, Penderecki No. 3 and Smetena’s beautiful quartet No. 1, “From My Life”.

Quartet Fest West is an in-depth study of the string quartet literature with the world-renowned Lafayette String Quartet on the beautiful UVic campus. Quartet Fest West runs from June 8-19, 2015. Masterclasses, workshops and concerts are open to the public.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, Rm B125

$12 students / $25 regular
3 concert pass: $25 students / $65 regular
Buy tickets here

14 Quartet Fest West: An Evening with violist Henk Guittart @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Renowned violist Henk Guittart speaks about his quartet’s long relationship with the great chamber musician Eugene Lehner.

Quartet Fest West is an in-depth study of the string quartet literature with the world-renowned Lafayette String Quartet on the beautiful UVic campus. Quartet Fest West runs from June 8-19, 2015. Masterclasses, workshops and concerts are open to the public.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, Rm B125

Admission by donation

16 Quartet Fest West Gala Concert: Lafayette & Penderecki String Quartets @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Two great Canadian string quartets, UVic's Quartet-in-Residence the Lafayette String Quartet, and Waterloo's Penderecki String Quartet, join forces to perform one of the most beautiful works for 8 ever written, the rarely-performed Enescu Octet. Also on the program the magnificent cello quintet in C by Franz Schubert.

Quartet Fest West is an in-depth study of the string quartet literature with the world-renowned Lafayette String Quartet on the beautiful UVic campus. Quartet Fest West runs from June 8-19, 2015. Masterclasses, workshops and concerts are open to the public.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, Rm B125

$12 students / $25 regular
3 concert pass: $25 students / $65 regular
Buy tickets here

19 Quartet Fest West: Participants Concert @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Featuring participating quartets of Quartet Fest West 2015.
Program TBA

Quartet Fest West is an in-depth study of the string quartet literature with the world-renowned Lafayette String Quartet on the beautiful UVic campus. Quartet Fest West runs from June 8-19, 2015. Masterclasses, workshops and concerts are open to the public.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, Rm B125

Admission by donation


 

 

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