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Beethoven and Goethe

20 December 2017 / News

Earlier this month we collaborated with the Goethe-Institut in Wellington to present a concert of Beethoven quartets for their subscribers, students and supporters. The Goethe-Institut is Germany’s cultural institute, known worldwide for promoting the study of German language abroad and encouraging international cultural exchange.

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China Revisited

20 December 2017 / News

It was wonderful to return to China last month to re-connect with colleagues Shen Nalin and Gao Ping, as well as our friends from the Forbidden City Chamber Orchestra, and to perform in some state-of-the-art concerts halls in Hangzhou, Chengdu and Beijing. Gillian sums it up when she says:

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2018 Adam Summer School

20 December 2017 / News

From 10-18 February 2018, Nelson will once again host 30 of the country's top young chamber musicians for eight intensive days of rehearsals, coaching, masterclasses and performances at the Adam Summer School. We're delighted to announce two new tutors who will join the NZSQ this year: Stephen De Pledge and Elke Dunlop.

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Gillian & Monique discuss Dangerous Liaisons Programme One

02 August 2017 / Video

NZSQ 30th-anniversary tour Dangerous Liaisons, August - September 2017.

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Rolf discusses the use of accordion in Jack Body’s Saetas

09 August 0207 / Video

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The New Zealand String Quartet Gratefully Acknowledges its sponsors and funders