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Fri, 05 Jul

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Maureen Forrester Hall

Canadian Tour: Quartetfest #5

We’re excited to tour around Canada performing in a number of exciting festivals. Check out where we’ll be and we hope to see you on the road.

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Canadian Tour: Quartetfest #5
Canadian Tour: Quartetfest #5

Time & Location

05 Jul 2024, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm GMT-4

Maureen Forrester Hall, 75 University Ave W, Waterloo, ON N2L 3C5, Canada

About the event

Programme:

Tabea Squire - “I danced, unseen“ for string quartet (2020)

Dmitri Shostakovich - String Quartet No.2

Claude Debussy - String Quartet in G minor

About Quartetfest:

The Penderecki String Quartet's annual chamber academy and concert series returns for advanced string players at Wilfrid Laurier University from June 24 - July 7, 2024.

QuartetFest is an intensive chamber music program that brings young artists from across Canada and abroad together with world-renowned performers. QuartetFest is one of the most anticipated spring festivals by chamber music lovers and young musicians.

QuartetFest is hosted by Laurier's Faculty of Music, the Penderecki String Quartet and the Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society.

QuartetFest began at Wilfrid Laurier University in 1992 and is led by Laurier's Quartet-in-Residence the Penderecki String Quartet.

Learn more about Quartetfest on their website here.

Concerts:

Wednesday, June 25: Skyros Quartet

  • Location: Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, WLU
  • Time: 7 p.m.

Thursday, June 27Penderecki String Quartet with Anya Alexyev

  • Location: Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, WLU
  • Time: 7 p.m.

Friday, June 28: Student Concert

  • Location: Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, WLU
  • Time: 7 p.m.

Thursday, July 4: Student Concert

  • Location: Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, WLU
  • Time: 7 p.m.

Friday, July 5New Zealand String Quartet in Forrester Hall

  • Location: Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, WLU
  • Time: 7 p.m.

Saturday, July 6Penderecki String Quartet and Young Artists Concert

  • Location: Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, WLU
  • Time: 7 p.m.

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