Diane Walsh & NZSQ in Whanganui

March 2018

To begin the 50th Anniversary Series of Chamber Music Wanganui, the NZSQ is collaborating with acclaimed American pianist Diane Walsh in a programme of music by Beethoven, Debussy and Elgar.

2018 marks the centenary of Debussy’s death, as well as the birth of Elgar’s piano quintet, which was written in 1918, shortly before the end of WW1. Debussy will be celebrated in this programme with solo piano items by Diane Walsh.

Diane Walsh & NZSQ

American pianist Diane Walsh has been awarded many honors including the top prizes at the Munich ARD International Piano Competition and the Salzburg International Mozart Competition and further prizes at the Ferruccio Busoni, Van Cliburn and William Kapell competitions. Highlights of her career include recitals at Carnegie Hall in New York, the Kennedy Center in Washington, Wigmore Hall in London, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and the Philharmonia Great Hall in St. Petersburg. Recent reviews have praised her "soulful outpouring," "intelligent virtuosity" and "exquisite care and loving touch."


Beethoven: String Quartet in E minor, opus 59 no 2 'Rasumovsky'

Debussy: solo piano works 


Elgar: String Quintet in A minor

Diane Walsh & NZSQ in Whanganui - Whanganui

Concert Chamber, War Memorial Centre
Watt St, Whanganui
Diane Walsh & NZSQ
Ticket Prices
Adults 35.00, Seniors 32.00, Subscribers 20.00 (or pre-paid tickets), Students 5.00

Tickets available from the Royal Whanganui Opera House 06 349 0511 or RoyalOperaHouse@whanganui.govt.nz.
Door sales available (no eftpos)

The New Zealand String Quartet gratefully acknowledges its sponsors and funders