Afiara String Quartet- 03/18/20 Senior Admission

$38.00

$38 Senior Admission for Wednesday March 18th 2020 at Vancouver Academy of Music.

Coffee and snacks at 10am, performance start time 10:30am.

The Afiara have been involved in over 30 commissions of new music, educational outreach initiatives, and innovative projects with jazz virtuoso Uri Caine, Latin Grammy Award-winning producer Javier Limon, and innovative scratch DJ, Kid Koala.

Description

March 18-20, 2020

Profiled by CBC Q, The National, Discovery Channel, and the Toronto Star (“one of the most attention-grabbing concerts of the year”), the JUNO-nominated Afiara Quartet continues to expand what it means to be a performing ensemble in the 21st century. Founded in 2006, the award winning ensemble has been described as “a revelation” (La Presse) with performances balancing “intensity and commitment” and “frequent moments of tenderness” (Montreal Gazette). Afiara has held residencies at The Juilliard School and San Francisco State University, and Fellowship Ensemble at the Royal Conservatory of Music. Afiara is also winner of the Young Canadian Musicians Award and Concert Artist Guild, in addition to 2nd Prizes at Munich ARD, and Banff International String Quartet Competitions.They have performed throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia, at such venues as Carnegie Hall’s
Zankel and Weill Halls, the Kennedy Center, Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, Wigmore Hall, Esterhazy Palace, and Muziekgebouw, among others. The Afiara have been involved in over 30 commissions of new music, educational outreach initiatives, and innovative projects with jazz virtuoso Uri Caine, Latin Grammy Award-winning producer Javier Limon, and innovative scratch DJ, Kid Koala.