The New Zealand String Quartet celebrate a massive composer with a massive tour, bringing Beethoven back on his 250th anniversary. This is your chance to rejoice in these charismatic and distinctive works, played heart and soul by the NZSQ. As the finale performance of this tour, join the NZSQ for a complimentary glass of wine after the concert.
Written throughout his life, Ludwig van Beethoven’s string quartets remain, like his symphonies, some of the most remarkable classical music ever composed. Don’t miss this extraordinary music on tour.
“That dubious cliché about music being the universal language almost comes true with Beethoven. No composer has ever lived who speaks so directly to so many people.” Leonard Bernstein
Reset your expectations at each of these exceptional and individual quartets. Prepare yourself to trace Beethoven’s evolution from brilliant classicist to daring modernist. Acclaimed world-wide for their performances of Beethoven’s music, join the NZSQ for an unforgettable programme. Beethoven: Visionary presents music that pulsates with daring virtuosity from Beethoven’s constant experimenting with new sounds and ideas.
String Quartet Op. 130
String Quartet Op. 133 (Great Fugue)
String Quartet Op. 131
Please note: in the event that public gatherings are restricted on 22 May 2021, tickets booked may be refunded.