The Traveller

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Students of Robert Schumann’s music have dubbed 1840 the Miracle Year. Alternatively, it is known as the Year of Song. For a man who suffered so much emotionally and who died so tragically, 1840 may have been the high point … Read More

Isaiah Bell

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The Valley Concert Society is eagerly anticipating the program that tenor Isaiah Bell will perform at the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium on Friday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. Bell combines his beautiful, lyrical voice with a sharp intellect and a sensitive … Read More

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

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

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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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