Edmonton Chamber Music Society kicks off the 60th Anniversary Season in October. The Society presented Afiara Quartet’s Playlist Concert on October 10th at the Blue Chair Cafe. Afiara Quartet is quartet-in-residence at the Royal Conservatory of Music, and the winner of the Young Canadian Musicians Award and the Banff Quartet Competition’s Szekely Prize for best interpretation of Beethoven. In the Playlist concert, Afiara Quartet performs shortened samples of diverse music programs ranging from Brazilian choros to rap, mariachi to flamenco, Schumann to Steve Reich.
Check out www.edmontonchambermusic.org for performance schedule of 2014-2015 season.