Friday, May 29, 2009

June 7: Pacific Rim String Quartet at Pacific Theatre

Pacific Rim String Quartet
with guests Yariv Aloni, viola and Eric Wilson, cello

Mendelssohn: String Quartet Op. 12
Brahms: String Sextet Op. 36

Sunday, June 7, 3:00PM
Pacific Theatre
1440 West 12th Ave.

Tickets: online or 604-731-5518, and at the door.

Pacific Rim String Quartet

Li-Ling Liao, violin
Ruth Huang, violin
Robin Streb, viola
Brian Mix, cello


Yariv Aloni, viola, is a former member of the Aviv and Penderecki Quartets and has collaborated with many musicians, including Isaac Stern, Pinchas Zuckerman, Mischa Maisky and Christoph Eschenbach. Mr. Aloni has recorded for the CBC, the BBC, National Public Radio, Radio-France and the Israeli Radio. He can also be heard on Compact Discs issued by the United, Marquise, Tritonus, and CBC labels.

Eric Wilson, professor of cello at UBC, was solo cellist of the Ensemble of New York in residence at the Lincoln Centre, New York. He was also a founding member of the Emerson String Quartet. Wilson has performed with such eminent artists as Menahem Pressler and Walter Trampler and with the Boston Chamber Soloists, New York Chamber Soloists, Lyric Piano Quartet, Quartet Canada, Pro Arte Quartet and the Melos Quartet.

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