Stratford Summer Music


We invite you to our 3-day appearance with pianist Jan Lisiecki at the Stratford Summer Music Festival. During the 3-day residency, we’ll explore and perform the 5 Beethoven Piano Concertos arranged for String Quintet arr. by Lachner. Roberto Occhipinti is our guest double bass player.


Music Toronto Performance


The Annex Quartet performs a free outreach concert on Thirsday, May 7, 2015 at 2pm for Music Toronto at North Toronto Library. Works include Haydn op. 9/2 and Danza de Panana by William Grant Still.


Annex members join Canzona Chamber Players


Violist Yunior Lopez and cellist Peter Cosbey join the Canzona Chamber Players on January 18th and 19th to perform the Brahms Quintet Op. 34 and Chopins stunning Piano Concerto no. 2. The Canzona Chamber Players Vadim feature Serebryany, piano; Csaba Koczó & Sonia Shklarov, violins; Yunior Lopez, viola; Peter Cosbey, cello. January 18, 2pm, St. Andrew by-the-Lake Church and January 19, 7:30 PM, Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416-822-0613. $20.


Annex Quartet Returns to Stratford Music Festival with Hilary Hahn and Jan Lisiecki


The Annex Quartet joins Hilary Hahn and Jan Lisiecki in Chausson’s Concerto for Violin and Piano with String Quartet, op. 21 on August 1, 2014 at the Stratford Summer Music Festival. Find out more at Http://

The Roaring 20s - The Debut Album of The Annex Quartet

The Roaring 20s,

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The debut album of The Annex Quartet. Own it now!


REVIEW: Jan Lisiecki and Annex Quartet

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“The pianist was joined by the Annex Quartet, with Roberto Occhipinti, double bass, in a collegial presentation of Franz Liszt’s transcription of the work. There was beautiful balance, a great sense of proportion in the relationship between the soloist and a small ensemble, neither side “outshouting” the other.”     -The Beat Magazine


Globe and Mail Covering Murray Schafer Tribute


“And before the Patria excerpts, the young members of the Annex String Quartet beautifully rendered Schafer’s Quartet No. 5, reminding us that Schafer’s expansive mystical Romanticism has its basis in a very fine and well-developed lyrical sense.”

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Annex Performs the Debussy Quartet at Alliance Francaise de Toronto

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Join us on November 30th as we celebrate Debussy’s music with cellist Daniel Hass, mezzo-soprano Michelle Simmons and pianist Jeanie Chung. Check our performance calendar or visit the Alliance Francaise de Toronto website for more information.