Upcoming Events

Rolf Gjelsten with Wellington Chamber Orchestra

Wellington     /     June

On 24 June, Rolf returns as soloist with the Wellington Chamber Orchestra to perform Dvořák’s popular Cello Concerto, one of the great works of the cello repertoire. The concert will be conducted by Rachel Hyde and will also include Brahms’s Symphony No. 2.

Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society 2018

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada     /     July

Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society presents a series of intimate house concerts in Ontario, Canada. K - W Chamber Music Society is directed by the society's President, Jan Narevson. Narveson is also Distinguished Professor Emeritus of the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada and President of the Institute for Liberal Studies.

Summer Music in the Garden 2018

Toronto Music Garden, Canada     /     July

The New Zealand String Quartet returns to Summer Music with one of Beethoven’s great middle period quartets, opus 59 “Rasumovsky" No. 1, full of sweeping lines and deep emotion. The programme opens with Stravinsky’s cheeky “Concertino” for string quartet, written in 1920.

Festival of the Sound 2018

Parry Sound, Ontario     /     July

Performances in Ontario at the 39th season of Festival of the Sound, a classical, jazz and film extravaganza dating back to 1979. NZSQ members will play in a number of concerts from July 21 - 27, both as a quartet and as individuals in other ensembles.

Turning Points 2018

National Tour     /     August - September

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.  

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