New York’s Daedalus Quartet teach at Columbia and the University of Pennsylvania – when they aren’t kept busy with concerts, residencies and touring world-wide. The quartet won major awards including Banff. The Strad Magazine praised the quartet’s “exemplary intonation and balance.” And violinist Matilda Kaul is Canadian! Don’t miss the Daedalus Quartet playing Mozart and Berg and end with Beethoven’s immortal late quartet Op. 35.
Launching Tapestry’s 35th anniversary season, TAPESTRY BRIEFS: BOOSTER SHOTS is HBO-style opera ripped from the headlines of contemporary life. With a language and style that is both familiar and surprising, Canada’s most vital music and theatre artists have created BOOSTER SHOTS. The development of a Canadian classical canon through TAPESTRY BRIEFS is only one part of Tapestry’s commitment to refreshing the relevancy, and redefining the future, of opera.
Triple Bill features Thomas Hauert‘s Dora Award-nominated Pond Skaters, and two works by Christopher House, including Early Departures (1991) and Martingales, anew full company work in collaboration with composer/performer Thom Gill.
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Founded at the Royal College of Music in London in 1994, the Belcea Quartet is based in the UK. The quartet represents a blending of diverse European influences into a common musical language. Founding members Romanian violinist Corina Belcea and Polish violist Krzysztof Chorelski brought different artistic backgrounds while drawing from the traditions of string quartet playing represented by their mentors, the Alban Berg and Amadeus quartets. The French musicians Axel Schechter, violin, and Antoine Lederlin, cello, brought their shared French heritage.
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