Celebrating its 30th season in 2017, 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. Over the decades the Quartet has cultivated a rich repertoire, including a wide variety of New Zealand music, composers' cycles from Beethoven to Bartok, Mozart to Berg, in addition to theatrical presentations on musical topics ranging from Haydn’s “Seven Last Words” to Janacek's "Kreutzer Sonata".
“…superbly responsive, technically sharp, performances…a full, satisfying, musical meal…” - John Button, The Dominion Post (Wellington)
This concert is part of the Christopher's Classics concert series.
Purcell - Three Fantazias
Britten - String Quartet No. 2 in C
Gao Ping - Prayer Songs
Smetana - String Quartet No. 2 in D minor
November 9, 2021 7:30PM
November 9, 2021 9:30PM
The Piano: Centre for Music and the Arts
156 Armagh Street, Christchurch