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NZSQ Trust seeks new General Manager

10 October 2018 / News

The New Zealand String Quartet has an opening for an experienced arts manager to continue to build our reputation and profile in New Zealand and internationally. This is an exciting opportunity to play a critical role in the ongoing success of one of New Zealand’s foremost performing arts groups.

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Meet the Guarneri

15 October 2018 / News

The Guarneri family, including five very famous violin-makers within three generations, is the most distinguished family of luthiers in history.   Andrea Guarneri, who studied in Cremona with Nicolò Amati (the maker of Gillian’s viola), was the father of Giuseppe and Pietro, and the grandfather of two more makers - confusingly,...

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Northern touring in November

17 August 2018 / News

One of the great joys of international touring is the opportunity to re-connect and collaborate with colleagues around the world, be they ex-pat New Zealanders or other international artists we’ve met at home or abroad.

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Quartet in G Minor - Debussy

23 March 2018 / Video

Live performance of Claude Debussy's String Quartet in G minor by the New Zealand String Quartet. Recorded on 23 March 2018 in the Adam Concert Room at the New Zealand School of Music in Wellington, New Zealand. Videographer: Bruce Foster

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Quartettsatz - Schubert

23 March 2018 / Video

Live performance of Franz Schubert's Quartettsatz by the New Zealand String Quartet. Recorded on 23 March 2018 in the Adam Concert Room at the New Zealand School of Music in Wellington, New Zealand. Videographer: Bruce Foster

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