Join the UK-based Ligeti Quartet for their first concert in Canada! In a programme based on mimicry, imitation and play, hear works by Canadian composers Nicole Lizée, Tanya Tagaq, and Cassandra Miller, alongside Beethoven's Grosse Fuge, the fearful megalith of string quartet repertoire which Stravinsky described as "forever contemporary". The quartet imitate the sounds of Canadian nature, use whistling and gravity tubes, their voices, stomps, and of course keep stretching the limits of their instruments...
Established in 1987, Music at Port Milford offers an intensive four-week chamber music experience for serious string players, woodwind players and pianists between the ages of 12 and 18.
The focused, cooperative atmosphere allows students to produce refined weekly performances of chamber, choral, and orchestral works. The outstanding music faculty serve as both coaches and mentors. Musicianship and community shape the Port Milford experience.