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June 2017
09 Quartet Fest West: Erlendis Guitar Quartet @ 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Winner of many international competitions, the Erlendis Guitar Quartet from Poland has quickly established itself as one of the most promising guitar quartets in Europe. Don’t miss this concert featuring music by Witold Lutosławski, Maurice Ravel, Antoine de Lhoyer and others. Their unique and brilliant sound offers all the intensity of a string quartet but with the intimacy of the guitar.

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 8-18, 2017. Masterclasses and concerts are open to the public.

Tune in here for the live broadcast.  

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

Tickets: $15
Festival passes (4 concerts): $45
Tickets and passes only available at the door. Cash or cheque only please.

13 Quartet Fest West: Chroma String Quartet @ 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Founded in 2015 during the String Quartet Seminar of Cuarteto Latinoamericano, the Chroma String Quartet includes Ilya Ivanov (violin/viola), Felix Alanis (violin/viola), Carlos Quijano (violin) and Manuel Cruz (cello).

Top prize winners at the National String Quartet Competition “La Superior” (2017) in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico; the Manuel M. Ponce prize at the Festival de Música de Cámara of Aguascalientes, Mexico; and the first prize at the Mateo Oliva National Chamber Music Competition, this highly versatile group enjoys delving into many forms and genres of music such as jazz, folk, and electronic. Escenas Dancistica by Alejandro Basulto, winner of the Nuestra America Competition, is dedicated to and performed by the CHROMA. Quartet Fest West is delighted to host this wonderful group as performers and welcomes them as the Lafayette Quartet’s assistants at the festival this year.

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 8-18, 2017. Masterclasses and concerts are open to the public.

Tune in here for the live broadcast.

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

Tickets: $15
Festival passes (4 concerts): $45
Tickets and passes only available at the door. Cash or cheque only please.

15 Quartet Fest West: Lafayette String Quartet with Yariv Aloni @ 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Quartet Fest West would not be complete without a performance by the Lafayette String Quartet. To cap off their 30th anniversary season, dear friend and powerhouse violist, Yariv Aloni joins the LSQ in Brahms’ epic Quintet Op. 111. Also on the program is Haydn’s sunny Quartet Op. 77, No. 2 as well as sounds from the Australian outback with Peter Sculthorpe’s Quartet No. 8.

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 8-18, 2017. Masterclasses and concerts are open to the public.

Tune in here for the live broadcast.

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

Tickets: $25
Festival passes (4 concerts): $45
Tickets and passes only available at the door. Cash or cheque only please.

18 Quartet Fest West: Participants' Concert @ 7:30pm - 9:30pm

The concluding concert of Quartet Fest West featuring perticipants from all over western Canada, Poland, China, and Mexico, performing works by Beethoven, Glazunov, Dvorak and others.
Celebratory reception to follow the concert.

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 8-18, 2017. Masterclasses and concerts are open to the public.

Tune in here for the live broadcast.

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

Tickets: $10
Festival passes (4 concerts): $45
Tickets and passes only available at the door. Cash or cheque only please.

July 2017
15 FACULTY RECITAL: Suzanne Snizek, flute & Harald Krebs, piano @ 2:45pm - 3:30pm

UVic School of Music faculty members Suzanne Snizek (flute) and Harald Krebs (piano) perform selections from their May concert in Germany. Music will include Richard Rössler's (1880-1962) Sonata for flute and piano, a rarely performed but stunning tour de force of the flute repertoire, and the lyrical Camillo Schumann’s Sonata for flute and piano. All proceeds will support a new "Excellence in Flute Studies" scholarship fund for UVic flute students.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

15 UVIC FLUTE INTENSIVE @ All Day

The UVic Flute Intensive is intended for advanced flutists who wish to accelerate their musical development over the summer and immerse themselves in an intensive two-day program that includes: guest lectures, faculty performances, masterclasses and chamber music readings, including a flute choir experience. A collaborative pianist will be provided for all masterclasses. All masterclasses will be held in the Phillip T. Young Recital Hall.
All proceeds will be used to establish a new “Excellence in Flute Studies” scholarship for flute students at UVic.

Performers: Register by May 30
Auditors: Register by June 15
Space is limited. Early registration is advised.

Full details here
For further information, please email Dr. Suzanne Snizek, professor of flute at UVic: ssnizek@uvic.ca

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

16 UVIC FLUTE INTENSIVE @ All Day

The UVic Flute Intensive is intended for advanced flutists who wish to accelerate their musical development over the summer and immerse themselves in an intensive two-day program that includes: guest lectures, faculty performances, masterclasses and chamber music readings, including a flute choir experience. A collaborative pianist will be provided for all masterclasses. All masterclasses will be held in the Phillip T. Young Recital Hall.
All proceeds will be used to establish a new “Excellence in Flute Studies” scholarship for flute students at UVic.

Performers: Register by May 30
Auditors: Register by June 15
Space is limited. Early registration is advised.

Full details here
For further information, please email Dr. Suzanne Snizek, professor of flute at UVic: ssnizek@uvic.ca

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing


 

 

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