Event type: All Ages
This amazing concert brings two of Canada's formost string quartets together to play music for string octet. Both quartets have played in the Music Room, the Lafayette many times, the Alcan (now Saguenay) several. Both have made many fine CDs, and have toured Canada-wide and world-wide. Program:
Nils Gade (Denmark's foremost composer of the Romantic Era): Octet for Strings
Airat Ichmouratov (Canadian, 1973 - ) Octet, “The Letter”* -Waterloo premier) [this is a commissioned work by one of Canada's most talented and exciting composers]
Mendelssohn: Octet for Strings [this is THE masterpiece of music for octet, and one of Mendelssohn's standout works in any form] - It has everything, including hair-raising technical demands....
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Cutoff for Online Ticket Sales is Sunday, March 25, 2018 4:59 pm EST unless the event sells out earlier.