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July 17, 2022 1:00PM—July 17, 2022 5:10PM • Cloudy Bay Vineyard

NZ String Quartet | FIRST LIGHT: National Tour | Blenheim


Reflection, Regeneration, Release

Join us this June and July for three thoughtfully curated programmes reflecting on our place in this world - meditating on life, loss and rebirth as we mark the first-ever official public holiday dedicated to Matariki, Māori new year.

Familiar favourites by Haydn, Schumann and Mozart are given fresh perspectives, paired beautifully with introspective works by Natalie Hunt, Lyell Cresswell, Grażyna Bacewicz and more.

Two Programmes in one day:

REFLECTION - Blenheim 1pm
Meditations on our place in the world.

Programme One:

Natalie Hunt | Matariki
Anton Webern | Quartet 1905
Franz Joseph Haydn | String Quartet in D Major Op. 20, No. 4
Benjamin Britten | Three Divertimenti

RELEASE - Blenheim 4pm
Looking to the first light of a new dawn.

Programme Three:

W.A. Mozart | Quartet in B Flat Major K 458 "The Hunt"
William Walton | String Quartet in a minor
David Flynn | “Slip” from Quartet, no. 2

Start time

July 17, 2022 1:00PM

End time

July 17, 2022 5:10PM


Cloudy Bay Vineyard
Jacksons Road, Blenheim