Famed quartet plays Victoria

New Orford String Quartet continuing on the success of its previous incarnation, the Orford String Quartet

The New Orford String Quartet (from left

The New Orford String Quartet (from left, Jonathan Crow, Andrew Wan, Brian Manker and Eric Nowlin) makes its B.C. debut Nov. 26 at the First Metropolitan United Church. The evening includes Beethoven’s final quartet in F major and Canadian composer Ana Sokolovic’s “Blanc Dominant.” Victoria pianist Arthur Rowe joins the group for Brahms’ F minor quintet.

The show begins at 8 p.m., 932 Balmoral Rd. Tickets are $30 or $10 for students, available through www.vsmf.org, vsmf@islandnet.com, 250-383-8763, or Ivy’s Book Shop at 2188 Oak Bay Ave.

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