This Violin was made in 1784 in Cremona, Italy by Lorenzo Storioni. Lorenzo Storioni (1744-1816) is one on the last great Cremonese...

Quartet in Lockdown

We're used to sharing music with audiences in NZ and overseas, but the COVID-19 crisis has meant huge changes for us all.

Digital Concerts

Late last year we tidied up a bit backstage, adding more videos and audio tracks to our digital channels.

Focus on Our Friends

We asked long-time Wellington-based supporters Rowena Cullen and Paul Oliver three questions about their experiences with the NZSQ.

National Tour 2020: BEETHOVEN

We’re celebrating by embarking on an ambitious project touring Beethoven’s complete string quartets throughout New Zealand.

NZSQ Trust Farewells Chair

After a decade of service, Emeritus Professor Gary Hawke stepped down as the NZSQ Trust’s Chair earlier this month.

October Touring 2019

Right now, we’re in Vienna, where we’re performing TONIGHT with fellow NZ-based cellist Martin Rummel.

National Tour 2019 Highlights

It was terrific to see so many of you at our concerts in June and July as we travelled the country on our annual National Tour.

October international touring

After several concerts at home, our tour in October will take us abroad again, this time to the USA and Germany.

Student ensemble success continues

In our last Q-notes issue we highlighted the success in the NZCT Chamber Music Contest of several student ensembles that attended...

August 2019 international touring

Almost straight after we wrap up our National Tour, we’ll be jetting off again. This time to Canada, where we’ll perform in Toronto...