The New Zealand String Quartet has collaborated with internationally renowned artists such as Colin Carr, Anton Kuerti, James Campbell, Stephen Dann, Frans Helmerson, Alexander Lonquich, Piers Lane, Nobuko Imai, Hariolf Schlichtig, Christoph Richter, Atar Arad, and Peter Nágy; the Lafayette, Lindsay, Michelangelo, Pražák, St Lawrence and Goldner quartets, as well as jazz greats Mike Nock, Jim Hall and Wayne Marshall.

They also work with New Zealand composers and many new works have been commissioned specifically for them. Sometimes collaborative relationships take them across musical or cultural boundaries, often introducing them to new audiences.

Find out more about a selection of these performances below.

New Zealand String Quartet with James Campbell

May 2014

Chamber Music New Zealand presents the New Zealand String Quartet with James Campbell (clarinet).

Requiem for the Fallen

February 2014

Requiem for the Fallen is a new work by composer Ross Harris with text and poetry by New Zealand’s Poet Laureate Vincent O’Sullivan and traditional taonga pūoro composition by Horomona Horo. It is designed to be presented in a Cathedral type space, with reverberant sound, sense of spiritual community and...

The Kreutzer

June 2009

A theatrical tour de force, The Kreutzer combines dance-theatre, live classical music and an interactive audio-visual feast. The work is based on an original idea by Peter Barber and has been adapted and directed by Sara Brodie.

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