National Tours

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Piers Lane & Hiroshi Ikematsu with NZSQ

Christchurch, Napier, New Plymouth, Wellington, Auckland     /    

We're joined on this Chamber Music New Zealand tour by celebrated pianist Piers Lane and former NZSO Principal Bassist Hiroshi Ikematsu for Schubert's popular 'Trout' Quintet, as well as a brand new work on the theme of trout fishing, Orowaru, by Ross Harris.

Turning Points 2018

National Tour     /    

This year’s national tour in August/September will see us perform four carefully curated programmes of groundbreaking works which each, in their own way, have affected the future of string quartet composition.  

In Memoriam

The New Zealand String Quartet and opera singer Jared Holt join forces to premiere a new song cycle, In Memoriam, by New Zealand composer Janet Jennings - settings of poems by poet and soldier Edward Thomas, who was killed in the Battle of Arras in 1917.

Dangerous Liaisons 2017 30th Anniversary Tour

National Tour     /    

Join us on our 30th-anniversary tour for a concert filled with passion, yearning, joy and heartache. Each of our two programmes explores themes of love and desire and will take you on an emotional journey through some of the great works of the repertoire.  

Heartland Classics 2016

National Tour     /    

Our annual nationwide tour from 31 July – 21 August in 11 centres from Waiheke Island down to Invercargill.  As the title suggests, Heartland Classics will mostly take us to the smaller regional centres around the country and will also include a few places we haven’t been for a while,...

Russian Icons 2015

New Zealand     /    

Russian Icons - Masterworks from the great Russian composers
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