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Farewell Doug!

21 December 2015 / Features

Earlier this month, friends and colleagues of Douglas Beilman and the New Zealand String Quartet came together to say goodbye.  It was an opportunity to share memories, listen to music and hear from those who have worked closely with Doug over his 26 years as 2nd violinist.  The speeches reflected...

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Chamber Music NZ 2016 Concerts with Uri Caine & James Dunham

29 October 2015 / News

Chamber Music New Zealand’s Kaleidoscopes Concert Season 2016 has now launched and we’re excited to feature twice on the programme. In March we’ll tour with Grammy-nominated New York jazz pianist Uri Caine to four main centres, including performances in the Auckland Arts Festival and the New Zealand Festival.

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Jack Body Cross-Cultural Music Conference

29 October 2015 / News

The Zhejiang Conservatory of Music will host the Body Music 2015 - Jack Body Cross-Cultural Music Conference from 15th to 17th December 2015 in Hangzhou, China.  As well as celebrating Jack’s considerable contribution to music in both New Zealand and Asia, the conference will explore themes of transcription, cross-culturalism and...

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Russian Icons tour attracts audience acclaim

20 September 2015 / Review

New Zealand String Quartet: Russian Icons

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Composer Connections review

01 July 2015 / Review

The recent Composer Connections season for Chamber Music New Zealand took us to Wellington, Hamilton, Invercargill and Dunedin as part of a shared tour with NZTrio and the New Zealand Chamber Soloists. The three programmes were curated by New Zealand composers who placed music that deeply influenced them alongside their own compositions. In Wellington, our...

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Asian Music for String Quartet

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CD Featuring works by Zhou Long, Chinary Ung, Tan Dun, Gao Ping, and Toru Takemitsu November 2012 Naxos Classical Catalogue no 8.572488 Producer: Norbert Kraft & Bonnie Silver Engineer: Norbert Kraft

NZSQ plays Schumann and Shostakovich

31 August 2010 / Video

The New Zealand String Quartet’s recent Schumann and Shostakovich tour in New Zealand delighted critics and audiences. Here you can enjoy two samples: the Quartet playing the second movement of Schumann’s String Quartet in A Minor Opus 41 No 1 and Shostakovich’s 7th String Quartet in F-sharp Minor Opus 108,...

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