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Lafayette String Quartet Final Concert and Celebration (SOLD OUT)
Sunday, August 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This concert is sold out. A second concert has been added for Friday, August 18 at 7:30 PM. Tickets available here
Hear the Lafayette String Quartet plays gems from their tremendous history together as they give their final performance for their home audience in Victoria marking their retirement as a quartet.
Haydn’s Quartet Op. 20, No. 2 in C Major was the first quartet that they ever performed — in the summer of 1985 in Finland! — and will open the program. Then, honouring their great mentor, Rostislav Dubinsky, they will perform Shostakovich’s 8th quartet. They will end the program with Beethoven’s transcendent Quartet Op. 127 in E-flat Major.
All concert ticket holders are invited to attend the celebration immediately following the concert.
Tickets are by donation with all proceeds going to the B.K. Weigel Fund in support of continued excellence in Chamber Music at UVic’s School of Music. Suggested donation $10-$50.
About the Lafayette String Quartet
For over 30 years, the LSQ has been teaching and performing at the University of Victoria. Concert tours have taken them all over North America and Europe. In this, their final year together, the LSQ will be performing throughout Canada and in the United States (visit their website for the full schedule). The LSQ and Nicole Mandryk recently recorded and filmed the newly commissioned work Singing through Generations by Nicole Mandryk and Leila Lustig. Information on its release coming soon.