December 5, 2011
Tokyo String Quartet
White Rock Concerts was established 53 years ago to bring classical music to the White Rock / South Surrey area.
It has become one of the premier classical music series in Canada and features a seven concert season of internationally renowned artists.
Over the years they have offered the finest in Canadian and International classical, chamber, opera, and choral artists. In past seasons artists such as tenor Ben Heppner, the CBC Radio Orchestra, Dame Evelyn Glennie, soprano Jean Stillwell, the Tokyo String Quartet, the male voice choir Chanticleer, as well as major piano soloists such as Anton Kuerti, have all appeared.
Their Artistic Director is the renowned Impressario and holder of the Order of Canada and Order of B.C., George Zukerman.
Although they are half-way through their 2011/12 season, there are still some exciting concerts coming up including:
Friday, January 20,2012
Pentaedre wind ensemble
The Winter Winds are back. Listen to the excellent and sensuous playing of the members of the ensemble as they display their mastery of balance and blend of their sound.
Friday, February 17,2012
A concert years in the making. This pianist is a sensation – one of the most mesmerizing musicians of the day. You will be floating on the ceiling when the music begins.
Friday, March 9,2012
Elmer Isler Singers
The unique beauty of their sound brings to life 500 years of great choral tradition. One of the country’s most illustrious choral ensembles.
Friday, April 13,2012
The Victoria Symphony
An artistic gem on Canada’s west coast, B.C.’s other symphony has garnered both critical acclaim and massive popular support and is one of the most successful orchestras in the country.
All concerts are held on Friday evenings at 8:00 pm at White Rock Baptist Church – 16th Avenue and 140th Street, Surrey. For further information, please see White Rock Concerts.