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Vancouver, CA: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

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Presented by RBC Wealth Management

The Formosa Quartet returns to Vancouver to make their debut at the Chan Centre for Performing Arts with guest harpist Vivian Chen.

Winners of both the First Prize and Amadeus Prize at the London International String Quartet Competition, Formosa Quartet is “one of the very best quartets of their generation” (David Soyer, cellist, Guarneri Quartet).

Vivian Chen is a highly in-demand harpist who graduated from UBC’s Master of Music Harp Performance program with a full scholarship. She has performed as a guest principal harpist with the Vancouver Opera and Vancouver Philharmonic Orchestra.

This special event is presented by RBC Wealth Management, together with Tammy Jin Personal Real Estate Corporation (KW), and Leahkinn Technology.


  • Wei-Chieh Lin: Pasibutbut (commissioned by Formosa Quartet)

  • Claude Debussy: Danse sacrée et Danse profane

  • Arnold Bax: Quintet for Harp and Strings

  • Dmitri Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 3

Formosa Quartet:

Vivian Chen: