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Doug Beilman to step down after 26 years

12 August 2015 / News

After 26 years Doug Beilman, will be stepping down as 2nd violinist at the end of 2015. Doug has contributed to a record 21 years without any change in the ensemble, something few string quartets can match.

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“Top class” response to Russian Icons concerts

25 August 2015 / News

Well-received Nelson and Blenheim concerts at the weekend have successfully launched our Russian Icons tour. Amongst all the wonderful comments, this is our favourite so far: "My first time to see and hear a Quartet. AWESOME - I could hear every instrument.

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Russian Icons concert to support Wanganui gallery effort

25 August 2015 / News

Our Russian Icons concert in Wanganui tomorrow will be presented as part of the Musicians for the Sarjeant series in support of the fundraising efforts for the iconic Sarjeant Gallery.

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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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Requiem “never-to-be-forgotten” experience

04 November 2014 / Review

The Dunedin Town Hall was an acoustically ideal venue for yesterday's performance of Requiem For The Fallen - a profound musical commemoration of World War 1, which claimed the lives of more than 18,000 New Zealanders.

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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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