Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival 2019

August 2019

Celebrating its 15th season in 2019, Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival presents world-class musicians at the School of Music in Madeira Park, a wonderful setting for chamber music. We'll perform in a number of concerts from 16-18 August, both as quartet and individuals.

NZSQ performances during Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival


In the Fullness of Time

16th August: Friday evening, 7:00pm

Hoffmeister Duo Concertante in G Major, No.1 for flute and viola

Mozart Piano Concerto in A Major, No. 23, K.488 (arranged by Lachner)

Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Opus 115


“music in the very heart of the noise”

17th August: Saturday afternoon, 1:30pm

Alfred Desenclos Aria et Rondo

Piazzolla Oblivion and Libertango 

Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue (1924) (arranged by Timofei Dokschitzer)

Mike Mower Sonata Latino (1994)

Graham Campbell Commissioned Work

New Zealand String Quartet; James Campbell, clarinet; Alexander Tselyakov, piano; Graham Campbell, guitar


Tangled Passions

17th August: Saturday evening, 7:00pm

Boccherini Guitar Quintet in D Major, No.4, G.448 (“Fandango”)

Graham Campbell, guitar; New Zealand String Quartet

Janáček String Quartet No. 1 (“Kreutzer Sonata”) (1923)

New Zealand String Quartet

Shostakovich Sonata for viola and piano, Opus 147

Gillian Ansell, viola; Alexander Tselyakov, piano

Timothy Corlis Raven and the First Men

James Campbell, clarinet; New Zealand String Quartet


Wide Windows

18th August: Sunday afternoon, 1:30pm

Saint-Saёns Sonata for clarinet and piano, Opus 167

Romance for flute and piano, Opus 37

Tarantella for flute, clarinet and piano, Opus 6

Anton Diabelli Sonatina in A Major for guitar and piano, Opus 68

Mendelssohn Piano Sextet in D Major, Opus 110
Alexander Tselyakov, piano; New Zealand String Quartet; Evan Hesketh, viola; Dylan Palmer, double bass

Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival 2019 - Pender Harbour, British Columbia

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