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UPDATE FOR JULY 30 CONCERT: A limited number of in-person tickets are now available and an extra showing has been added. For details and tickets:


Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC and the Emily Carr String Quartet are pleased to announce their second series together since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Following on the resounding success of their Portraits series, the quartet has planned a complete performance of Ludwig van Beethoven’s string quartets over nine concerts beginning on March 12 and running into the Fall of 2021. Join us online for these exciting events!  The concerts will livestream on our page and on the ECSQ page. Visit music event page for details on each concert:   All concerts will broadcast online at 7.00 pm.

Concert 1: March 12
Quartet no. 3 in D major (Op. 18, no. 3)
Quartet no. 15 in A minor (Op. 132)

Concert 2: April 9
Quartet no. 2 in G major (Op. 18, no. 2)
Quartet no. 8 in E minor (Op. 59, no. 2)

Concert 3: May 14
Quartet no. 14 in C-sharp minor (Op. 131)

Concert 4: June 11
Quartet no. 1 in F major (Op. 18, no. 1)
Quartet no. 10 in E-flat major (“Harp”) (Op. 74)

Concert 5: July 2
Quartet no. 5 in A major (Op. 18, no. 5)
Quartet no. 12 in E-flat major (Op. 127)

Concert 6: July 30
Quartet no. 4 in C minor (Op. 18, no. 4)
Quartet no. 9 in C major (Op. 59, no. 3)

Concert 7: September 10
Quartet no. 13 in B-flat major (Op. 130) Groβe Fuge (Op. 133)

Concert 8: October 8
Quartet no. 11 in F minor (“Serioso”) (Op. 95)
Quartet no. 7 in F major (Op. 59, no. 1)

Concert 9: November 5
Quartet no. 6 in B-flat major (Op. 18, no. 6)
Quartet no 16 in F major (Op. 135)

All concerts are free to watch online. Please consider making a donation to offset the costs of these concerts and to support the artists.

The Emily Carr String Quartet and Christ Church Cathedral wish to acknowledge the generous support of the British Columbia Arts Council, the CRD Arts Service, the Gail O'Riordan Climate and the Arts Series Fund, and the Victoria Foundation.

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