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Join us for coffee or tea and treats 30 mins prior to the concert.


Pianopoly with The canadian piano quartet

October 10, 2019 - 10:30am

The Canadian Piano Quartet (Anne Louise-Turgeon, Edward Turgeon, Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann) join together in a playful pianistic display featuring works for multiple pianists.

Both duos are laureates of the Dranoff International Two Piano Competition and have enjoyed collaborating over the years at various festivals and on tour. They will explore a range of delightful and familiar repertoire, with works by Saint-Saëns, Bach, Rossini and Gershwin.


A Walk in the Woods with Brahms

November 7, 2019 - 10:30am

One morning in 1865, German composer Johannes Brahms went for a walk in the woods of the Black Forest and conceived a masterwork - the Trio in E♭ major, Op. 40.

Welcoming violinist David Gillham, hornist Valerie Whitney, and pianist Chiharu Iinuma, this concert explores how this piece was ground-breaking for its time and musically reflects an important period in the emotional life of one of the titans of the Romantic era. Other works on the program will include Brahms’ Hungarian Dances and other well-loved favorites.

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Wintersong with The Bergmann Duo

December 5, 2019 - 10:30am

Warm up to winter with songs from Schubert’s seminal song cycle Winter Journey, to some British and American songs by Charles Ives and Arnold Bax performed by Benjamin Butterfield, tenor, and The Bergmann Piano Duo. To round out this programme, Mr. Butterfield will present a selection of favourite Randy Newman songs!


Quarteto Nuevo

January 16, 2020 - 10:30am

LA-based Quarteto Nuevo (Damon Zick, soprano saxophone/woodwinds, Jacob Szekely, cello, Kenton Youngstrom guitar and Felipe Fraga, hand percussion) delights audiences in an eclectic array of works from Erik Satie and Claude Debussy, to Astor Piazzolla and Heitor Villa-Lobos, and original compositions that will entertain and surprise.


The Red Violin with The Bergmann Duo

January 30, 2020 - 10:30am

Vancouver’s own violinist Jasper Wood will warm your hearts and spirits with this enticing programme featuring the music to the film, The Red Violin by John Corigliano, concerto movements by Antonio Vivaldi (known as The Red Priest), as well as the energetic and engaging Road Movies by John Adams.


Clarinetastik! with the Bergmann Duo

April 1, 2020 - 10:30am

Internationally acclaimed Spanish clarinet virtuoso, Jose Franch-Ballester will present some of his most beloved works for the clarinet and piano. The multi-award-winning clarinet maestro will dazzle with his technical wizardry, effortless musicianship and infectious enthusiasm.

PLEASE NOTE: This performance is on a Wednesday morning.