Chamber Music New Zealand Encompass Series

April 2015

““Fluid and energetic…uncommon eloquence” ”

New York Times

Concerts for Chamber Music New Zealand’s associate societies in Motueka, Blenheim, Waikanae and Rotorua featuring quartets by Mozart, Brahms, Dvorak and Shostakovich.

A programme featuring the New Zealand String Quartet and pianist Stephen de Pledge in the premiere of Ross Harris’s Piano Quintet, as well as works by Bach, Mozart and Shostakovich, presented in Wellington, Hamilton, Invercargill and Dunedin.

16 - 21 April, 2015

Chamber Music New Zealand Encompass Series - Motueka, Blenheim, Waikanae and Rotorua

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PROGRAMMES

Programme One

Performed in Waikanae

Mozart | String Quartet no 20 in D major, K 499  
Shostakovich | String Quartet No.3 

Interval

Dvořák | String Quartet No 14 in A-flat major Op. 105

Programme Two

Performed in Rotorua

Mozart | String Quartet no 20 in D major, K 499  
Shostakovich | String Quartet No.3  

Interval

Brahms | String Quartet no 3 in B-flat major Op. 67

Programme Three

Performed in Motueka and Blenheim

Mozart | String Quartet no 20 in D major, K 499  

Interval

Shostakovich | String Quartet No.4  
Dvořák | String Quartet No 14 in A-flat major Op. 105

Special Programme

Ross Harris & New Zealand String Quartet with Stephen De Pledge

Performed in Wellington

Total Duration: 1hr 45mins (incl. interval)
First Half: 55mins, Second Half: 30mins

Bach | Aria and selected Goldberg Variations BWV 988
Ross Harris | Variation 25 (String Quartet No 4)
Mozart | String Quartet No 22 in Bb K 589
Ross Harris | Piano Quintet (commissioned by Peter and Carolyn Diessl)

Interval

Shostakovich | String Quartet No 9

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