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Schubert’s Famous Trout Quintet 2024-2025

Experience Vienna’s salon charm with Schubert’s ‘Trout’ Quintet and George Onslow’s chamber music gems, featuring pianist Godwin Friesen, OSM 2022 winner.

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The elegance and lighthearted humour of Vienna’s salons rise to the surface in Schubert’s Quintet, particularly its fourth movement, a suite of variations on the composer’s celebrated lied “The Trout.” His contemporary George Onslow’s bounteous chamber music output is a cornucopia of little gems to discover. This concert also provides an opportunity to hear pianist Godwin Friesen, winner of the 2022 OSM Competition.


Olivier Thouin, violin

Marianne Dugal, violin

Charles Pilon, alto

Sophie van der Sloot, cello

Ali Kian Yazdanfar, double bass

Godwin Friesen, piano


George Onslow, String Quintet no. 19 in C minor, op. 44 (32 min)

Franz Schubert, Piano Quintet in A major, D. 667, “Trout” (38 min)

Total duration75minutes