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Victoria, BC (at UVic) World Premiere of Vivian Fung’s Quartet No. 5 “Spiraling”

February 11, 2023 @ 7:45 pm - 10:00 pm

The LSQ is excited to present Vivian Fung's latest brilliant and fiery quartet "Spiraling" to Victoria audiences. The fourth quartet presented in Victoria as part of a series of works composed by female composers commissioned by the Lafayette String Quartet. Vivian will be giving a pre-concert talk at 7:45 PM. Shostakovich Quartet No. 4 and Beethoven's Op. 59, No 3 are also featured.

Maple Ridge, BC

February 12, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Thrilled to be returning to this marvelous series, the LSQ will be giving Canada's "mainland" premiere of Vivian Fung's quartet "Spiraling" commissioned by the LSQ. Shostakovich Quartet No. 4 and Beethoven's Quartet Op. 59, No 3 are also on the program.

LSQ visits Whitehorse, Yukon

February 17, 2023 - February 18, 2023

The Lafayette String Quartet is thrilled to be visiting Whitehorse again after Covid made it impossible to travel there this last couple of years. More information as it gets closer!

Canmore, Alberta

February 28, 2023 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join the LSQ in the first of two concerts at artsPlace in beautiful Canmore, AB. Program includes: Shostakovich 4,  Beethoven 59, No 3 Tickets go on sale in December of 2022.

LSQ with Clayton Leung, viola and the Alberta Premier of Vivian Fung’s latest quartet! Canmore, AB

March 3, 2023 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This exciting concert brings together the LSQ with their former student, violist Clayton Leung (Edmonton Symphony) for the exciting  Viola Quintet in B flat, Op. 87 by Felix Mendelssohn. Canadian composer (Edmonton native) Vivian Fung will be present as the LSQ premieres her Quartet No. 5 "SPIRALING". Tickets go on sale in December, 2022.

Victoria, BC at UVic World Premiere Nicola Lefanu

March 23, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Nicola Lefanu is the only non-Canadian composer in this series of five commissions. This brilliant British composer is known for her This is the final newly commissioned quartet of the season and the LSQ is thrilled to be pairing it with another remarkable quartet by non other than Lefanu's mother, Dame Elizabeth Violet Maconchy LeFanu an Irish-British composer, considered one of Britain's finest. We are hopeful that Ms Lefanu will be able to attend the premiere. If she does, there…


June 26, 2023 @ 8:00 am - July 9, 2023 @ 11:00 pm

Quartet Fest West 2023 will be a quartet EXTRAVAGANZA!   Stay tuned for more information!


August 20, 2023 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

HOLD THE DATE! August 20th, 2023 Join Ann, Sharon, Joanna and Pam as they say farewell with a performance in their beloved Philip T Young Recital Hall at the University of Victoria. Concert on Sunday afternoon. Party to follow the Sunday concert. Tickets on sale soon.

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