|Friday 28 February, 2014||New Zealand String Quartet in Wellington||8pm at Wellington Cathedral of St Paul|
Admission: $53 – $58.
Address: Cnr Hill and Molesworth Streets, Thorndon. Programme
Purcell – Hear my prayer
Messiaen – O Sacrum Convivium
Beethoven – Molto Adagio from String Quartet in A minor Opus 132
Schnittke – Drei Geistliche Gesänge
Harris – Requiem for the Fallen
A joint project between New Zealand String Quartet and Voices New Zealand Chamber ChoirTo book your tickets click here.
|Sunday 9 March, 2014||New Zealand String Quartet in Wellington||6.30pm at Michael Fowler Centre|
Admission: $43 – $58.
Address: Wakefield Street, Wellington. Tales from the Forbidden City
In this groundbreaking project, the most renowned contemporary ensemble in China joins with the acclaimed New Zealand String Quartet to perform works written especially for the two groups by Chinese and New Zealand composers.
The centrepiece is a major new music and film collaboration by Michael Norris and David Downes, paired with a new concerto for piano and traditional instruments by one of China’s best known composers, Gao Ping. Tales from the Forbidden City is the culmination of a year’s work – it will astonish your ears, delight your eyes and stretch your mind. To book your tickets click here.