Monday, May 12, 2008

May 13, 25: Pacific Rim String Quartet

Artistic Director Brian Mix writes...
Hello friends,

There are two performances of the Pacific Rim String Quartet coming up soon.

The first is Tuesday May 13, at the Cellar Restaurant & Jazz Club, 3611 West Broadway. This is presented by David Pay’s Music on Main series at the Cellar. Enjoy great classical music in a relaxed setting with dinner and dessert. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Please order your meal by 7:40 PM. Music starts around 8:00 PM. The Pacific Rim String Quartet will perform two works by Schubert: the vibrant Quartettsatz and the luminous and epic Quintet for 2 violins, viola, and 2 cellos. The guest cellist will be Eric Wilson, professor of cello at UBC and former cellist of the Emerson String Quartet. Seating is limited to 80, so book early through the Music on Main website ( Tickets will also be available at the door.

The second concert is part of the Pacific Rim String Quartet’s own series at Pacific Theatre, W. 12th and Hemlock. The date is Sunday, May 25 at 3:00 PM. The intimate space of Pacific Theatre is perfect for chamber music. The concert will feature Mozart’s Flute Quartet in D, Beethoven’s Serenade for flute, violin and viola, and a repeat performance of Schubert’s glorious String Quintet. Guest performers Paolo Bortolussi, flute, and Eric Wilson, cello will be joining the PRSQ. Only 120 seats are available, so book ahead through the Pacific Theatre website ( or phone 604-731-5518. Tickets will also be available at the door.

If you don’t know Schubert’s great masterpiece, the String Quintet, don’t miss this opportunity to hear one of the greatest works in chamber music live and in an intimate setting. If you do already know it, you won’t want to miss hearing it again.

Tuesday May 13, 8:00 PM
Cellar Restaurant & Jazz Club

Sunday, May 25, 3:00 PM
Pacific Theatre

Also, check out the PRSQ website at

Hope to see you there!


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