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NZ String Quartet | TAURANGA | National Tour 2021

NZ String Quartet National Tour 2021
19 Aug 2021
Thursday 19 August, 7:30 PM
Immerse yourself in astounding beauty, inspire your senses, and fire your curiosity through four centuries of string quartet music…
Event type: 
Music
Price: 
Adult $45, Child/Concession $5 - $15 (Excl. fees)
Venue: 
Baycourt X Space
Address: 
Baycourt Community and Arts Centre, 38 Durham Street, Tauranga 3110
Region: 
National, Bay of Plenty

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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…

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.

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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.