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.

2020 Adam Summer School

Warmest congratulations go out to the 29 students accepted. We have 12 violinists, 7 violists, 7 cellists and 3 pianists...

IRMT 2020 Annual Conference

IRMTNZ holds annual national conferences which provide outstanding professional advice, collegial support and inspiration.

Summer City: Gardens Magic 2020

Gather your whānau and friends, bring a picnic, enjoy the music – and as the sun goes down see the garden transform with a magical...

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.

Celebrate 400

400 years ago – before the birth of Bach, Vivaldi, or Handel – the renowned instrument-maker Nicolò Amati crafted an exquisite viola...

Cello for Africa

Cello for Africa, directed by Sinfonia for Hope, brings together musicians from Africa and New Zealand in a concert to raise funds...

Kristallnacht Commemorative Concert

Kristallnacht concert commemorates the night of broken glass – when Jewish synagogues, shops, and homes were attacked and destroyed in...

Sonnenalp Chamber Music Festival 2019

Under the artistic direction of German pianist Michael Endres, Sonnenalp Resort in Allgäu, Bavaria organises a festival of fine chamber...

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.