North Okanagan Community Concert Association Presents
The Penderecki String Quartet
Wednesday, February 22 2012 - 1:30pm & 7:30pm
Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre
$35 All Seats
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The Penderecki String Quartet, in the second decade of an extraordinary career, has become one of the most celebrated chamber ensembles in the music world. The Quartet's performing schedule takes them annually to the great concert stages of North and South America, Europe and the Far East.
The Penderecki Quartet's recent schedule has included concerts in New York (Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall and the 92nd Street "Y"), Boston, New Haven (Yale University), Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Bloomington (Indiana University), Montreal, Vancouver, Winnipeg and Toronto. Their international schedule includes repeat performances at the prestigious Krakow Festival in Poland and the Festival Internacional de Musica in Venezuela.
The Penderecki Quartet has collaborated with many eminent ensembles such as The Borodin Trio and The Fine Arts Quartet as well as with artists such as Vladimir Feltsman, James Campbell, Lev Natochenny, Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, Antonio Lysy and Janina Fialkowska.
The members of the Penderecki String Quartet are: Jeremy Bell, violin, Jerzy Kaplanek, violin, Christine Vlajk, viola and Paul Pulford, cello.
According to the Toronto Globe and Mail, these four musicians, from Poland, Canada and the USA, bring their varied yet collective experience to create performances that demonstrate their "remarkable range of technical excellence and emotional sweep"
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