In August and September, the New Zealand String Quartet will perform across Aotearoa for our 2021 National Tour. Immerse yourself in astounding beauty, inspire your senses, and fire your curiosity through four centuries of string quartet music…
Enjoy the NZSQ's premium concert experience in Martinborough. Elegantly dressed table settings await you, and your ticket includes a complimentary drink and afternoon tea, catered for by the Canapé Company, and served during interval. The Canapé Company has designed an array of exquisite food to complement the magnificent music of Mozart, Webster, Shostakovich, and Mendelssohn. This is sure to be an unforgettable experience, pairing the finest food and music, all within the historic Martinborough Town Hall.
Now in its 34th season, the New Zealand String Quartet has established an international reputation for its insightful interpretations, compelling communication, and dynamic performing style. The Quartet is known for its imaginative programming and for its powerful connection with audiences of all kinds.
Programme 2 sweeps from the sounds of late Mozart to contemporary NZ composer Louise Webster’s nostalgic 'this memory of earth'. Following Shostakovich’s emotive and impassioned String Quartet No. 11 is Mendelssohn’s String Quartet Op. 13, No. 2 – an irresistible finale.
Mozart String Quartet No. 21, K. 575
Louise Webster 'this memory of earth'
Shostakovich String Quartet No. 11, Op. 122
Mendelssohn String Quartet Op. 13, No. 2
Please note: in the event that public gatherings are restricted on day of concert, tickets booked may be refunded.