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Vetta Quartet – Masterworks for String Quartet

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1156 Fort Street

Victoria, BC V8V 3K8

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Maria Larionoff & Joan Blackman (violins), David Harding (viola), and Eugene Osadchy (cello ) will perform quartets by Beethoven, Shostakovich, and Tchaikovsky




Recital Program

Beethoven String Quartet No.4 in C minor, Op. 18
I. Allegro ma non tanto
II. Scherzo. Andante scherzoso, quesi Allegretto
III. Menueto. Allegretto
IV. Allegro

Shostakovich String Quartet No. 1 in C major, Op. 49
1. Moderato
2. Moderato
3. Allegro molto
4. Allegro

Intermission

Tchaikovsky – String Quartet No.3 in E flat minor, Op. 30
I. Andante Sostenuto – Allegro moderato
II. Allegretto vivo e scherzando
III. Andante funebre e doloroso, ma con moto
IV. Finale: Allegro non troppo e risoluto




Maria Larionoff, violin
Described by the New York Times as “stunning, incisive, and radiant”, violinist Maria Larionoff is the Artistic Director of the String Orchestra of the Rockies in Montana, and co-Artistic Director of The American String Project, as well as a member of the Vancouver-based Vetta string quartet. A graduate of the Juilliard School, Ms. Larionoff is the former Concertmaster of the Seattle Symphony and member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic first violin section. She has served on the faculties of UW School of Music and the Indiana University Jacobs School, as well as numerous national and international music festivals

Joan Blackman, violin
Artistic Director of Vancouver’s Vetta Chamber Music Society and former Associate Concertmaster of the Vancouver Symphony, Joan Blackman has performed and recorded as soloist with the Vancouver Symphony, Victoria Symphony, CBC Radio Orchestra, Turning Point Ensemble, and the Banff Festival Orchestra. Ms. Blackman is known throughout Canada and the US as a fine chamber musician and has performed with premier groups such as the Penderecki String Quartet, the Purcell String Quartet and the Gryphon Trio. She is a member of the Sea and Sky collective, which has recently released two CDs. She performs on a Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi violin made in Milan in 1761.

David Harding, viola
David Harding is currently Professor of Viola and Chamber Music at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. He has an extensive solo and chamber music career, having performed throughout Europe, the United States, Canada, Central America and Australia, in such venues as the Berlin Philharmonie, Concertgebouw, and Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall. A graduate of the Juilliard School of Music, David was the winner of the Sir John Barbirolli award at the Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition. David has served on the faculty of Indiana University South Bend and UBC, and has given master classes at the Banff International Centre for the Arts, and at universities throughout North America. He plays on a viola made by Pietro Antonio della Costa, Tresviso Italy, circa 1750.

Eugene Osadchy, cello
Currently Professor of Cello at the University of North Texas, and a founding member of Vetta Chamber Music, Eugene Osadchy regularly performs and gives master classes throughout the United States, Mexico, Europe, Asia, and South Africa. He has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Alice Tully Hall at the Lincoln Center, and at the Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto. In addition, Mr. Osadchy has made frequent appearances at the Bargemusic series in New York, the Autumn Classic series in Anchorage, Alaska, Chamber Music International in Dallas, Strings in the Mountains at Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and at the International Niagara Music Festival in Canada.

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