Quartet aims for transcendent show in Chemainus

St. Michael's Presents series continues with classical foursome.

Chemainus Classical concerts presents the Diemahler Quartet in Transcendence on Sunday, May 22 at 2 p.m.

The musicians include Pablo Diemecke and Shima Takeda, violins; Lawrence Skaggs, cello; and Elizabeth Massi, viola, but they’re also bringing two special guests.

Opera singers Betty Waynne Allison, soprano, and Julia Morgan, mezzo-soprano, are also part of the afternoon of music at St Michael’s Church, on Willow Street in Chemainus, presenting three selections.

The quartet will perform virtuoso classical and romantic works exploring a wide range of musical emotion and organizers are promising listeners will be swept away by the combination of masterful musical artistry, vibrancy, character, and deep feeling this ensemble brings to each piece.

Get tickets in advance for $17 each. See the list of outlets at chemainusclassicalconcerts.ca. Admission at the door is $20 for adults and $5 for youth under 18.