30 Favourite Works Revealed

16 August 2017 / News

To mark our 30th anniversary this year, we ran an audience poll to find out which pieces you had most enjoyed hearing us play over the last three decades. We had a great response and really enjoyed reading the comments you sent in as well. It was great to see some New Zealand works among the favourites – they certainly rank among our favourites too!

We can now reveal the Top 30, as voted by you, our audience (drum roll)…

 

1

Brahms

Clarinet Quintet in B minor

2

Dvorak

String Quartet in F, op 96, American

3

Beethoven

String Quartet in C♯ minor, Op 131

4

Borodin

String Quartet No 2 in D

5

Beethoven

Late String Quartets

6

Shostakovich

String Quartet No 8 in C minor

7

Schubert

String Quartet No 14 in D minor, Death and the Maiden

8

Mozart

String Quartet in B flat, K589

9

Beethoven

Early String Quartets, Op 18

10

Mendelssohn

String Quartet in F minor, Op 80

11

Haydn

String Quartet in C, Op 54 No 2

12

Beethoven

String Quartet in E minor, Op 59 No 2, Rasumovsky

13

Bach

Goldberg Variations, (arr. Cowdery)

14

Salina Fisher

Tōrino

15

Schumann

String Quartet No 3 in A, Op 41

16

Bartok

String Quartet No 4, Sz 91

17

Janacek

String Quartet No 2, Intimate Letters

18

Schubert

Piano Quintet in A, The Trout

19

Body

Three Transcriptions

20

Smetana

String Quartet No 1 in E minor

21

Stravinsky

Three Pieces for String Quartet

22

Shostakovich

String Quartet No 3 in F

23

Debussy

String Quartet in G minor

24

Berg

String Quartet, Op 3

25

Ligeti

String Quartet No 2

26

Dutilleux

String Quartet, Ainsi la nuit

27

Whitehead

Puhake ki te rangi

28

Szekely

String Quartet (1937)

29

Rachmaninov

Two Movements for String Quartet

30

Mendelssohn

String Quartet in E flat, Op 44 No 3

 

 

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