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CMNZ Mozart and Brahms tour and mini festival

09 September 2016 / News

In this month’s Chamber Music New Zealand QuintEssence tour we’ll be exploring the essence of Mozart and Brahms as expressed through the composers’ double-viola string quintets, which we’ll perform with Grammy-nominated American violist James Dunham. Adding an extra instrument to the standard string quartet gives composers new sonorities to work with, along with...

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Naxos Brahms reviewed

09 September 2016 / News

Our brand new CD release for Naxos, Brahms String Quartets Nos. 1 and 2, is the first in a series of three in the pipeline covering the string quartets and quintets of Johannes Brahms and has received glowing reviews in the first weeks of its release.

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Inspiring the next generation

09 September 2016 / News

Being on the road with our Heartland Classics tour gave us the perfect opportunity to work with children in local communities while en route to our next concert. Giving children the opportunity to experience the joy of live music is vital to us and, for those who already play an...

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Inspiring playing by Quintet

27 September 2016 / Review

Quintessence: The New Zealand String Quartet with James Dunham (viola), Charles Luney Auditorium, September 24 

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New Zealand String Quartet delivers electrifying experience

08 August 2016 / Review

Heartland Classics presented by the New Zealand String Quartet. Caccia Birch House, Sunday August 7 2016 

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Composer Gareth Farr Te Tai-O-Rehua

07 July 2016 / Video

Te Tai-O-Rehua translates from Māori language as ‘The Tasman Sea’ – the turbulent body of water that separates New Zealand from Australia. The piece was co-commissioned by the Goldner Quartet and Chamber Music New Zealand in honour of the 21st anniversary of the Wellington and Sydney sister-city relationship.

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