Paying tribute to Beethoven in his 250th anniversary year, with a range of contemporary New Zealand composers.
The Jade String Quartet celebrates ten years of performing at the Pah Homestead as they pay tribute to Beethoven in his 250th anniversary year, alongside a fabulous and eclectic range of contemporary New Zealand composers. Two of his late quartets flavoured with exotically influenced local compositions by Jack Body, John Psathas and Anthony Ritchie. World premieres by Ben Hoadley and Chris Adams, with more luscious sounds by Robbie Ellis, Russ Garcia , Philip Glass and Piazzolla!
Jade String Quartet are:
Miranda Adams and William Hanfling – violins; Robert Ashworth – viola; Edith Salzmann – cello
Piazzolla – ‘Death of an Angel’
Robbie Ellis – ‘Fragments of Noir’
John Psathas – ‘Abhisheka’
Beethoven – C sharp minor, op. 131
Thank you to Sir James Wallace and the Wallace Arts Trust for their continued commitment and support.