QuiRING In The New Year

sat31dec7:30 pmsat10:00 pmQuiRING In The New Year7:30 pm - 10:00 pm(GMT-08:00)


(Saturday) 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm(GMT-08:00)


Evergreen Cultural Centre Studio Theatre

1205 Pinetree Way

Event Details

An annual tradition among classical music lovers! The brilliantly talented Quiring Chamber Players, Reg Quiring, (viola) and Rosemary O’Connor (piano), return for their 14th annual New Year’s Eve celebration at Evergreen.

This concert sells out – grab your seats today!

Host Reg Quiring has performed as principal violist of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra, Quebec Symphony and Vancouver Symphony. He often performs as a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician in concert and on CBC radio. As a chamber musician, Reg has performed in the Vancouver Chamber Music Festival, Vancouver New Music Ensemble, Standing Wave Ensemble, Vetta Chamber Players, Turning Point Ensemble and Quiring Chamber Players. Reg and his wife, Rosemary O’Connor, are the Davidsbündler Duo and as such have recorded a CD of works for viola and piano and given concerts in many parts of British Columbia. He and his sister, Angela Goddard, founded and co-direct the Quiring Chamber Music Camp for young musicians, now in its 18th year. Reg has served on the music faculty at UBC and the Vancouver Academy of Music, and currently teaches at the Quiring Chamber Music School in Coquitlam. Reg studied violin with Lise Elson and viola with Donald McInnes at the University of Southern California, and studied viola at the University of British Columbia with Gerald Stanick. Reg is the Artistic Director of the Coquitlam Youth orchestra at Evergreen Cultural Centre.

Pianist Rosemary O’Connor is an avid chamber musician who collaborates regularly with members of the VSO and Opera orchestras and co-produces at the Evergreen Cultural Centre’s Chamber Music Series. In this capacity she has performed with guest artists such as Ian Swensen,  Anita Krause, Dale Barlthrop , Francois Houle,  Andy Dawes, Catherine French,  and members of the St. Lawrence Quartet. Rosemary has performed solo and chamber music concerts in the US, Canada, and Europe.  Other concerts include Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York,  Music at the Vinyards in Napa Valley,  Pender Harbor,  Chintimini Chamber Music Festival  in Oregon, Sundays at 4 from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Rosemary currently teaches at the VSO School of Music and at her home studio in Coquitlam. For the past eight years she has been the Director of the Quiring Chamber Music Camp which celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2019.

This concert features special guests…

Catherine French, Violin (Boston Symphony)
Lucia Roh, Violin (1st violin of Pro Nova Quartet and conductor of Coquitlam Junior Youth Orchestra)
Reg Quiring, Viola
Sungyong Lim, Cello  (cellist of Borealis Quartet)
Cristian Markos,Cello (cellist in VSO)
Rosemary O’Connor, Piano



Adults: $44 | Seniors: $39 | Students: $16