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Event Archive - Vancouver New Music Festival 2018: Quartetti -- A festival of string quartets: Black Dog String Quartet (Vancouver), Quatuor Bozzini (Montreal), JACK Quartet (US), Quartetto Maurice (Italy), Mivos Quartet (US), Quartetto Noûs (Italy), Penderecki String Quartet (Kitchener-Waterloo)

Thu. October 18th 2018 Annex (All Ages)
7:15pm doors at 7:00pm
Advance single tickets: $29 general / $21 senior / $12 student.
Presented by: Vancouver New Music Society, Quartetti -- A festival of string quartets

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Music: Classical, Jazz / Blues
Seven world-class string quartets will perform at Vancouver New Music’s 2018 Festival. Quartetti features a line-up of versatile contemporary string quartets from Canada, the US and Europe. Of special note, Vancouver’s Black Dog String Quartet will take the stage all three nights, performing works by Navajo/US composer Raven Chacon, and participants from Chacon’s Native American Composer Apprentice Project. Chacon will bring his unique workshop to Vancouver in advance of the festival, working with local Indigenous youths to create pieces for string quartet that will be premiered at the festival.


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Quatuor Bozzini

The Montreal string quartet Quatuor Bozzini explores new, contemporary, experimental, and classical music — famous and unknown, old and new. Quatuor Bozzini will also perform a program of compositions by Montreal-based composers Joane Hetu and Jean Derome. With Clemens Merkel, Nadia Francavilla violins, Stéphanie Bozzini viola, Isabelle Bozzini ... more info