National Tour 2019



It’s not long now until we’re coming your way on our 2019 National Tour. This June and July we’re heading up and down the country bringing you two programmes of music that will transport you from the 18th to 21st centuries. We’ll be sharing wonderful works full of captivating melodies and rhythmic poise by MozartHaydnRavel, Dvořák, JanáčekShostakovich, and Chinese-New Zealand composer Gao Ping.

“…the New Zealand String Quartet completely immersed us in a well-chosen, engaging programme featuring a selection of works from Haydn to Dvorak.” - Stephen Fisher, Manawatu Standard (Palmerston North)

Fri 28 Jun | Featherston, ANZAC Hall | 7:30pm

Sat 29 Jun | Wellington, St Mary of the Angels Church | 2:00pm

Sun 30 Jun | Napier, Church Road Winery | 6:00pm

Tue 2 Jul | Hamilton, Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber | 7:30pm

Wed 3 Jul | Tauranga, Baycourt X Space | 7:30pm

Fri 5 Jul | Devonport, Holy Trinity Church | 7:30pm

Sat 6 Jul | Waiheke Island, Cable Bay Vineyards | 5:30pm

Sun 7 Jul | Auckland, St Mary’s-in-Holy Trinity Cathedral | 3:00pm

Thu 11 Jul | Dunedin, Dunedin Art Gallery - Donaghys Foyer | 7:30pm

Fri 12 Jul | Christchurch, The Piano | 7:30pm

Sat 13 Jul | Blenheim, Cloudy Bay Vineyards | 1:00pm

Sat 13 Jul | Blenheim, Cloudy Bay Vineyards | 5:00pm

Sun 14 Jul | Wellington, Hunter Council Chamber | 3:00pm


Programme 1 Featherston, Wellington (St Mary), Tauranga, Devonport, Dunedin, Blenheim (1pm) Mozart String Quartet No. 1 in G Major, K80/73f Gao Ping String Quartet (world premiere) Janáček String Quartet No. 1, ‘Kreutzer Sonata’ Dvořák String Quartet No. 11 in C Major, Op. 61

Programme 2 Napier, Hamilton, Waiheke Island, Auckland, Christchurch, Blenheim (5pm), Wellington (HCC) Haydn String Quartet in G Major, Op. 33, No. 5 ‘How do you do?’ Shostakovich String Quartet No. 12 in Db Major Ravel String Quartet in F Major

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