2023 Festival Program

    Monday July 17, 2023
    Baroque Elegance: “The Dawn Breaks”

    • Heinrich Ignez von Biber: Sonata Representativa, Passacaglia
    • Dário Castello: Sonata Prima
    • Antonio Vivaldi: La Follia
    • Marco Uccellini: La Bergamasca
    • Jean-Marie Leclair: Sonata in E minor
    • Louis François Patouart: Sonata no. 4
    Tuesday July 18, 2023
    “Sunrise” and the Schumanns

    • Robert Schumann: Fantasiestücke, opus 73 for clarinet and piano
    • Franz Josef Haydn: String Quartet, Hob III:78, “Sunrise
    • Robert Schumann: Quartet, opus 47 for piano and strings
    • Eduard Mollenhauer: The Boy Paganini (Fantasia)
    • F.M. Veracini: Gigue from Sonata in D minor, Op. 2, No. 7
    Wednesday July 19, 2023
    The World “Accordion” to Kosta: the international story of the squeezebox

    • A free event for the Quadra community, with the inimitable Konstantin Bozhinov for an “accordion” journey of fun musical listening!

    Thursday July 20, 2023
    QCC Family Concert

      Thursday July 20, 2023
      “The Reflected Light”

      • Alec Pearson: selections from Preludes for solo guitar
      • Arvo Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel
      • Robert Schumann: String Quartet, opus 41 no. 2
      • Johannes Brahms: Quintet, opus 115 for clarinet and strings

      Friday July 21, 2023
      “The Day Gives Way”

      • Niccolò Paganini: Sonata for violin and guitar
      • Friedrich Burgmüller: Three Nocturnes for cello and guitar
      • Manuel Ponce: Quartet for guitar and strings
      • Philip Hansen: Noc-turning (composed for the 2023 Festival)
      • Moreno Torroba: “Castillos de España” for solo guitar

      Saturday July 22, 2023
      Mozart’s “A Little Night Music”

      • Alexander Borodin: Nocturne from String Quartet no. 2
      • Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, K525 for string quartet
      • François Dompierre: Les Diableries
      • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Trio “Kegelstatt,” K498 for piano, viola and clarinet
      Six musicians standing on stage
      Six musicians standing on stage
      Six musicians standing on stage
      Six musicians standing on stage

      2023 Festival Performers

      Konstantin R. Bozhinov

      Konstantin Bozhinov

      guitar, lute, accordion

      Kai Gleusteen holding violin and bow

      2023 Festival Sponsors

      We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the following sponsors:

      BC Ferries
      Supported by the Province of British Columbia

      2023 Festival Photos