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…
“…superbly responsive, technically sharp, performances…a full, satisfying, musical meal…” John Button, The Dominion Post (Wellington)
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
Food and wine orders will be taken from 6:45pm, before the start of the concert at 7:30pm. Please arrive in plenty of time if you wish to place an order.
Please note: in the event that public gatherings are restricted at the time of concert, tickets booked may be refunded.