News & Reviews

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Cacti with the RNZ Ballet

20 April 2017    /    News

In mid-May we return to the stage with the Royal New Zealand Ballet for repeat performances of Cacti by Alexander Ekman. If you experienced this high-energy dance work last year in the RNZB’s Speed of Light tour you’ll want to catch this year’s tour featuring not one but three works...

Dangerous Liaisons explored on tour

20 April 2017    /    News

This year’s NZSQ national tour in August/September promises a passionate rollercoaster ride as it explores themes of forbidden love in two different programmes, with works by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Bartók, Janáček, Schumann and Jack Body.

Celebrating our 30th Anniversary in 2017

23 February 2017    /    News

2017 is our 30th anniversary year and throughout the coming months we’ll be sharing with you some of our highlights from the past three decades. We’d love to hear about some of your highlights too, so we're running an audience poll to compile a list of the 30 favourite pieces...

European Spring tour

23 February 2017    /    News

In April we’re off to the Netherlands, Slovenia and Germany, packing 7 concerts into 11 days on our European Spring tour. While there, we’ll by playing quartets from the standard repertoire by Mozart, Mendelssohn and Janáček, joining violist Gil Sharon for a quintet by Brahms, returning to a work we...

Intensive and rewarding Summer School

23 February 2017    /    News

The Adam Summer school is a special event; an intensive chamber music course where we eat, sleep, laugh, cry, learn and play music together. This year 27 of us were chosen from around the country and split into 7 chamber music ensembles, each assigned a different masterwork that would occupy...

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