Thursday April 17, 2014


question of the week

Survey results are meant for general information only, and are not based on recognised statistical methods.





Gold-plated string quartet returns

Coast Recital Society
Comments
Photo submitted

The exceptional Fine Arts String Quartet returns to the Coast Recital Society (CRS) this Sunday afternoon, Feb. 16.

The exceptional Fine Arts String Quartet returns to the Coast Recital Society (CRS) this Sunday afternoon, Feb. 16.

The concert at the Raven’s Cry Theatre in Sechelt begins at 2:30 p.m. with a pre-concert chat with the performers and CRS artistic director Frances Wainwright at 1:30.

The Fine Arts Quartet ranks among the most distinguished ensembles of our time, with an illustrious history of performing success and an extensive recording legacy.

Founded in Chicago in 1946, the Quartet is one of the elite few to have recorded and toured internationally for more than half a century. Each season, violinists Ralph Evans and Efim Boico (who have been playing together nearly 30 years), interim violist Juan-Miguel Hernandez and cellist Robert Cohen perform worldwide in such cities as New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Rome, Madrid, Moscow, Tokyo, Beijing, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Mexico City and Toronto. This concert marks their second appearance with the CRS.

The Fine Arts Quartet has recorded more than 200 works. Their latest releases have received many awards and distinctions, among them: “Gramophone award-winner and recording of legendary status” (2012 Gramophone Classical Music Guide).

The Quartet members have helped form and nurture many of today’s top international young ensembles. They have been guest professors at the national music conservatories of Paris and Lyon, as well as at the summer music schools of Yale University and Indiana University. They also appear regularly as jury members of major competitions such as Evian, Shostakovich and Bordeaux.

The concert will feature works by Kreisler, Shostakovitch and Beethoven.

For ticket information call the CRS office at 604-885-0991 or email crstickets@eastlink.ca.

— Submitted


Comments

Comments


NOTE: To post a comment in the new commenting system you must have an account with at least one of the following services: Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, OpenID. You may then login using your account credentials for that service. If you do not already have an account you may register a new profile with Disqus by first clicking the "Post as" button and then the link: "Don't have one? Register a new profile".

The Coast Reporter welcomes your opinions and comments. We do not allow personal attacks, offensive language or unsubstantiated allegations. We reserve the right to edit comments for length, style, legality and taste and reproduce them in print, electronic or otherwise. For further information, please contact the editor or publisher, or see our Terms and Conditions.

blog comments powered by Disqus



About Us | Advertising | Contact Us | Sitemap / RSS   Glacier Community Media: www.glaciermedia.ca    © Copyright 2014 Glacier Community Media | User Agreement & Privacy Policy
Business in Vancouver Whistler Question Squamish Chief Powell River Peak Real Estate Weekly My Local Flyers

LOG IN



Lost your password?