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NZ String Quartet | WELLINGTON (Hunter Council Chamber) | National Tour 2021

NZ String Quartet National Tour 2021
25 Sep 2021
Saturday 25 September, 2:30 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 $48, Students/Children/Concession $5 - $16
Venue: 
Victoria University Hunter Council Chamber
Address: 
Kelburn Parade, Wellington Entrance can be gained through the main glass doors from the Hunter Courtyard - the plaza on the left, half way up the Kelburn Parade hill just before the overhead walkway and between the two pedestrian crossings – or up the steps from behind the Hunter Building. Wheelchair access is possible through the former - a lift is available from the main foyer to Level 2. Car parks on the campus can be found through Gate 1 after 6pm, or metered parks on Kelburn Parade.
Region: 
National, Wellington

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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 at the time of concert, tickets booked may be refunded.

Written by

New Zealand String Quartet Trust

12 Jul 2021

New Zealand's premiere chamber music ensemble