Young Artists Program: Chamber Concert Series

2017 YAP Precollege Student Concert

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© Fred Cattroll

Enjoy a public concert showcasing the exceptionally talented Precollege string students participating in the National Arts Centre’s internationally acclaimed Young Artists Program. Hear quartets by Haydn, Mozart, Arriaga and Schubert performed by students from 11 to 17 years of age, from Canada, the US, Latvia and Argentina.


PROGRAM (subject to change):

HAYDN  String Quartet, Op. 76, No. 1

I. Allegro con spirito

II. Adagio sostenuto

III. Menuetto, Presto

IV. Allegro ma non troppo

  • Delia Li, violin (Canada)    
  • Leandro Vicente Hauxwell, violin (Argentina)
  • Seanachie Clark, viola (Canada)
  • Tony Lee, cello (U.S.A.)         


W.A. MOZART String Quartet No. 14 in G Major, K 387

I. Allegro vivace assai

II. Menuetto

III. Andante cantábile

IV. Molto allegro

  • Amy Sze, violin (U.S.A.) 
  • Tovin Allers, violin (Canada)
  • Christoph Chung, viola (Canada)
  • Camden Archambeau, cello(U.S.A.)


W.A. MOZART String Quartet No. 6 in B-flat major, K 159

I. Andante

II. Allegro

III. Rondo: Allegro grazioso

  • Jacques Forestier, violin (Canada)
  • Anna Stube, violin (Canada / Latvia)
  • Lawrence Chai, viola  (U.S.A.)
  • Jaeho Lee, cello (U.S.A.)



SCHUBERT String Quartet No. 10 in E-flat Major, D. 87 (Op. 125, No. 1)

I. Allegro moderato

II. Scherzo (Prestissimo)

III. Adagio

IV. Allegro

  • Tiffany Yeung, violin (Canada)
  • Sonya Shin, violin (Canada)
  • Bridget Walsh, viola (Canada)
  • Ifetayo Ali, cello (U.S.A.)


ARRIAGA String Quartet No. 1 in D minor

I. Allegro

II. Adagio con espressione

III. Menuetto

IV. Adagio; Allegretto

  • Hannah Corbett, violin (Canada)
  • Isabel Lago, violin (Canada / U.S.A.)
  • Ursa Meyer, viola (Canada)
  • Kristy Park, cello (U.S.A.)


DVORAK Serenade, Op. 22

I. Moderato

II. Tempo di Valse

III. Scherzo (Vivace)

IV. Larghetto

V. Finale (Allegro vivace)

  • All Precollege Strings of the Young Artists Program
  • *Anders Rove, double bass


*Special thanks to Anders Rove for his services.


The NAC’s Young Artists Program, founded by Pinchas Zukerman in 1999 and now in its 19th edition, offers outstanding private instruction and chamber music coaching with additional career-related sessions and mentoring as well as performance opportunities including public chamber music concerts, public masterclasses, closed works-in-progress sessions and recitals.

The Young Artists Program is made possible through the wonderful generosity of individual donors and corporations, the NAC’s National Youth and Education Trust and its Lead Partner CIBC. We would also like to thank Honorary Patron Sara Vered.

The Young Artists Program is grateful to the University of Ottawa School of Music for its support in providing excellent facilities and services.

© Fred Cattroll