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June 2018

Galiano Ensemble: English Dances

Wednesday, June 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Program: Charles Hubert Parry Lady Radnor's Suite Paul Lewis  English Suite Cecil Armstrong Gibbs  A Spring Garland Frank Bridge Suite for Strings

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July 2018

Quartet Fest West: Lafayette String Quartet

Saturday, July 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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The Lafayette String Quartet performs with pianist Alexander Tselyakov in a program featuring the beautiful Viola Quintet in C by W.A. Mozart and the rarely performed piano quintet by Ernő Dohnányi. Pianist and educator Alexander Tselyakov has been described as a "phenomenal pianist," having "an intoxicating sound," and "a perfect artistic individuality." He is counted in the ranks of Canada’s leading concert pianists, performing as a soloist, chamber musician, and with leading orchestras around the world. Tselyakov lives in Brandon,…

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Quartet Fest West: Penderecki String Quartet

Tuesday, July 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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The Penderecki String Quartet performs a program of Beethoven, Kelly-Marie Murphy, and the Shostakovich Piano Quintet, with pianist Alexander Tselyakov. The Penderecki String Quartet, approaching the third decade of an extraordinary career, has become one of the most celebrated chamber ensembles of their generation. These four musicians from Poland, Canada, and the USA bring their varied yet collective experience to create performances that demonstrate their “remarkable range of technical excellence and emotional sweep” (Toronto, Globe and Mail). They enter their…

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Quartet Fest West: Gala Concert

Wednesday, July 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Join the Lafayette String Quartet, Penderecki String Quartet, esteemed guests Colin Tilney (harpsichord), Alex Olson (bass) and Yariv Aloni (viola), and some of the Quartet Fest West student participants in a Gala concert to benefit QFW student scholarships. On this program you'll hear some of the most cherished chamber music literature throughout the ages including works by Vivaldi, Tchaikovsky, Haydn (Michael and Joseph), and more. The Penderecki String Quartet, approaching the third decade of an extraordinary career, has become one of…

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Quartet Fest West: Participants Concert

Thursday, July 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Every year this much-anticipated concert pleases concert goers. Join us as we marvel at the accomplishments of the student groups who have worked together with such intensity over the past ten days. This year’s participants hail from Alberta, Texas, Arizona, Vancouver and Victoria. Quartet Fest West runs from July 9-19 and offers an in-depth study of great chamber music literature with the world-renowned Lafayette String Quartet on the beautiful University of Victoria campus.

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