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Lafayette Health Awareness Forum: Our Planet-Our Health

October 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the LSQ and their guest speakers Katlia Lafferty, Canada's first climate writer-in-residence; Dr. Suzanne Simard, author of "Finding the Mother Tree";  and Dr. Valeria Stoynova, co-recipient of the SIFEI grant for her work on climate-conscious prescribing. This final LHAF will take place at Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Victoria.   Click here for to register for your free tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lafayette-health-awareness-forum-tickets-392934165667  

Victoria, BC (at UVic) World Premiere Kelly-Marie Murphy’s String Quartet “For Fragile Personalities in Anxious Times” AND Featuring world renowned Clarinetist James Campbell

October 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Few will forget the brilliant Piano Quintet written by Kelly-Marie Murphy for the LSQ and pianist Alexander Tselyakov. The LSQ is thrilled to present the second in the series of five quartets that they commissioned as part of the B.K. Weigel Legacy Project-"For Fragile Personalities in Anxious Times" by Kelly-Marie Murphy. Ms. Murphy will give a pre-concert talk at 7:00 PM The Quintets of Mozart and Brahms featuring the Clarinet as the "guest" instrument to the quartet are two of…

Pender Harbour-LSQ with James Campbell

October 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Returning to one of their favourite communities, the LSQ and James Campbell perform: Mozart Quartet in B flat Major, K. 589, the Pender Harbour Premiere of Kelly-Marie Murphy's quartet entitled: "For Fragile Personalities in Anxious Times" and Brahms' Clarinet Quintet in B minor  

LSQ and James Campbell in Pender Harbour

October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The second concert of their visit to Pender Harbour features Borodin's beautiful Quartet No. 2, De Falla's brilliant work for solo clarinet and closing with Mozart's joyful Clarinet Quintet.

LSQ performs on Hornby Island

November 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The LSQ is delighted to return to Hornby Island and to be able to make music for this wonderful artistic community. They will be performing the newly commissioned string quartet "All for One" by the Canadian composer Abigail Richardson-Schulte. Mozart's Quartet K. 589 in B flat and Borodin's Quartet No. 2 will also be performed. Other details TBA

LSQ performs on Denman Island

November 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The LSQ is delighted to return to beautiful Denman Island in their final season. They will be performing the newly commissioned string quartet "All for One" by the Canadian composer Abigail Richardson-Schulte. Mozart's Quartet K. 589 in B flat and Borodin's Quartet No. 2 will also be performed. Other details TBA

Victoria Premiere of Abigail Richardson-Schulte’s Quartet “All for One”

November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join the LSQ as they introduce the third newly commissioned quartet from the B.K. Weigel Legacy Project. This work "All for One" was composed by Abigail Richardson Schulte. Mozart's Quartet in B flat K 589 and Borodin's second quartet are also on the program. Ms. Richardson will give a pre-concert talk at 7:00 PM

Hamilton, ON Ontario Premiere of Abigail Richardson-Schulte’s Quartet “All for One”

November 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Program includes newly commissioned work All for One by Hamilton's own Abigail Richardson Schulte! Mozart Quartet K 589 in B flat and Borodin's String Quartet No. 2 are also on the program.

Waterloo, Ontario-THE MUSIC ROOM!

November 15 @ 8:00 pm

The LSQ returns to their favourite home-away-from-home at the Kitchener Waterloo Chamber Music Society. This remarkable concert series offers over 55 concerts per year in the unique and intimate setting of the Music Room. Let’s hope Covid allows it this season! Concert includes the Waterloo Premiere of Abigail Richardson-Schulte's "All for One",  Mozart's K 589 and Borodin's second quartet.

Berea, OH Baldwin Wallace University

November 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The LSQ returns to Cleveland, OH, the home of their second violinist, Sharon Stanis and performs at Baldwin Wallace University, Conservatory of Music. Program includes Mozart K 589, All for One by Abigail Richardson Schulte and Borodin's Quartet No. 2.  

Ann Arbor, MI

November 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Returning to their old stomping grounds, the LSQ is delighted to be performing for family and old friends. Public is welcome, but seating will be limited. Program will include selections from Mozart K 589, Richardson-Schulte and Borodin 2.

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

February 11, 2023 @ 7:00 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 7:00 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…

QUARTET FEST WEST

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!

LSQ FINAL PERFORMANCE

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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