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On The Road Again

14 April 2015 / News

Even before the Composer Connections tour commences, we’ll be back on the road with Chamber Music New Zealand this week. This time it’s to four of our favourite centres - Motueka, Blenheim, Waikanae and Rotorua as part of the 2015 Encompass Season, presented in conjunction with the local chamber music...

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Anzac Day Adagio

14 April 2015 / News

Barber’s iconic Adagio for Strings is known for its pathos and passion and was selected to accompany the public broadcast announcement of the death of President John F Kennedy as well as to honour the victims of 9/11.

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10 Questions - Suzanne Callam

14 April 2015 / 10 Questions

As our hard working Administrator, Suzanne Callam has a fast-paced role that in any one day can involve tour logistics, writing grant applications or sifting through Adam Summer School applications. It’s a job that she views as an immense privilege and one that has enhanced her love of chamber music immensely.

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Requiem “never-to-be-forgotten” experience

04 November 2014 / Review

The Dunedin Town Hall was an acoustically ideal venue for yesterday's performance of Requiem For The Fallen - a profound musical commemoration of World War 1, which claimed the lives of more than 18,000 New Zealanders.

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Requiem delivered with primal passion

03 March 2014 / Review

There was an air of ritual about Requiem for the Fallen, the major music commission of the New Zealand Arts Festival.

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Requiem for the Fallen

24 February 2015 / Video

As part of the programme for Auckland Arts Festival 2015, the New Zealand String Quartet will be joined by the Voices New Zealand chamber choir along with Horomona Horo and tenor Richard Greager in this wonderful concert conducted by Karen Grylls.

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NZSQ plays Schumann and Shostakovich

31 August 2010 / Video

The New Zealand String Quartet’s recent Schumann and Shostakovich tour in New Zealand delighted critics and audiences. Here you can enjoy two samples: the Quartet playing the second movement of Schumann’s String Quartet in A Minor Opus 41 No 1 and Shostakovich’s 7th String Quartet in F-sharp Minor Opus 108,...

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