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    • The New Orford String Quartet at the 2021 Orford Music Festival.

      Concert: The New Orford String Quartet, comprised of four highly acclaimed musicians, will launch this year’s Orford Music Festival in style. Get ready for a majestic concert featuring works from the greatest chamber music repertoire. Thrills guaranteed!

      Please note that there will be performances at 4:30 pm and at 7:30 pm. Select your concert time when you purchase your ticket.

      Program


      Artist: Four musicians with equally stellar pedigrees formed the New Orford String Quartet with the goal of developing a new model for a touring string quartet.  Their concept – to bring four elite orchestral leaders together on a regular basis over many years to perform chamber music at the highest level – has resulted in a quartet that maintains a remarkably fresh perspective while bringing a palpable sense of joy to each performance. The Toronto Star has described this outcome as “nothing short of electrifying.” Canadian violist Sharon Wei is a dynamic and varied musician who is establishing herself as one of the most respected violists on today’s scene. She will replace Eric Nowlin in this concert of the New Orford String Quartet.

      Repertoire:
      MOUSSA, String Quartet No. 1
      SHAW, Entr’acte
      WIJERATNE, A Letter From the After-Life
      MENDELSSOHN, String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13

      Watch this exclusive interview with the artist, part of our “Les rencontres d’Orford Musique” series. Enjoy your listening!

    $60

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    3165, chemin du Parc
    Orford (Québec) J1X 7A2
    819 843-3981, ext. 232
    billetterie@orford.mu

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    ADDITIONAL FEES

    $3 per ticket purchase made directly
    at the Orford Music ticket office
    $5 for postal delivery
    No service fees for tickets purchased online or by telephone.

    Taxes are not included.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    Orford Musique strongly encourages you to follow Quebec’s public health recommendations. Your safety is our first concern. Physical distancing and hygiene measures will be in place during all our events. Please help us to keep you safe. Please note that a procedural mask (blue disposable mask) is required indoors at all times, even when you are in your seat. We encourage you to bring your own. Do not attend a concert if you have any symptoms of COVID-19 or if you have been in contact with anyone who has tested positive for the virus. Please contact the ticket office for a refund (some fees may apply). For more information, visit the website of Quebec’s public health service. If the concert is cancelled by Orford Music due to pandemic concerns, all ticketholders will be offered a refund. In some cases, ticketholders may choose to keep their tickets for a performance at a future date, or to convert their ticket purchase into a tax-deductible donation to Orford Music’s scholarship fund. Please ask for details.

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      August 17 to September 1
      Tuesday to Friday, 9 am to 2 pm

      Starting September 1
      Wednesday to Friday, 9 am to 2 pm
      Saturday 9 am to 3 pm

      819 843-3981, ext. 232
      billetterie@orford.mu

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