Victoria Summer Music Festival

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Country and Region CanadaBritish Columbia
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Festival Contact Information

Victoria Summer Music Festival
P. O. Box 5203
Victoria BC, V8R 6N4
Phone: +01 250-385-8763

Festival Description

Since its inaugural edition in 1996 the festival has continued its tradition of presenting excellent chamber music concerts performed by an international roster of highly accomplished performers. The events take place in the intimate setting of the University of Victoria’s School of Music Phillip T. Young Recital Hall. Entertaining and educational pre-concert talks are often offered to add to your Festival experience.

Festival Dates May 22 - August 8, 2013
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Festival Events:

Programming 2012:
  • July 24
    • Basses Loaded — 18 International virtuoso Double Basses
  • July 26
    • Piano Trio — William Preucil, Violin; Eric Kim, Cello; and Arthur Rowe, Piano
  • July 28
    • Piano Trio Plus String Quartet — William Preucil, Violin; Eric Kim, Cello; Arthur Rowe, Piano; and Emily Carr String Quartet
  • July 30
    • Alcan String Quartet Plus Michelle Mares, Piano
  • July 31
    • Alcan String Quartet Plus Emily Carr String Quartet


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  • Basses Loaded launches music festival, by Kevin Bazzana (Times Colonist, July 21, 2011)
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