Remembering Lorna Keith

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It is with sadness that I share with you, the Valley Concert Society community, news of the passing of Lorna Keith on Tuesday, March 7. She was living in Edmonton and slipped away peacefully at the age of 93 with … Read More

Viano String Quartet in BC

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The Valley Concert Society is fortunate to be able to schedule a performance with the Viano String Quartet while they are in BC for a two-week period. The concert at the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium on Sunday, March 19, at 3:00 … Read More

VCS and the Junos

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On Monday evening, March 13, the Canadian recording industry will celebrate the outstanding achievements of this nation’s musicians with the Juno Awards. I was delighted to learn that pianist David Jalbert, who will close our season on Friday, May 12, … Read More

A Message of Hope

Escapism often has a negative connotation. Society tells us to plant our feet firmly on the ground and keep our heads out of the clouds, but our most powerful inspiration can often come from those moments where we escape the … Read More

Viano String Quartet

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The Valley Concert Society is thrilled to welcome the Viano String Quartet to the stage of the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium on Sunday, March 19, at 3:00 p.m. The quartet was originally scheduled to be here in April of 2021 as … Read More

Gesualdo Six and the English Renaissance

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The program offered by Gesualdo Six when they perform at the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium on Thursday, February 9, at 7:30 p.m. is a wonderful portrayal of music from the English Renaissance. You will hear not only the common elements in … Read More

William Byrd

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The Valley Concert Society looks forward to welcoming Gesualdo Six to the stage of the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium on Thursday, February 9, at 7:30 p.m. The six members of the British male vocal consort will present a program entitled English … Read More

Gesualdo Six

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Gesualdo Six is coming to Abbotsford at last. They were originally scheduled to perform here in October of 2020. The pandemic, still a fairly novel and bewildering experience at the time, cancelled not only their tour but our entire season. … Read More

Couloir, A Corridor

During the Liz Carter Talk in the foyer before Saturday’s concert, an audience member asked cellist Ariel Barnes about the name of his duo Couloir. Ari mentioned his love of skiing, referencing one meaning of the word as a steep … Read More

Couloir

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On Saturday, November 19, at 7:30 p.m., we will be treated to the magical sounds of harp and cello at the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium. Two brilliant international artists with roots in Vancouver, cellist Ariel Barnes and harpist Heidi Krutzen, form … Read More

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