Due to the withdrawal of one of its members from public performance during the COVID-19 pandemic, the concert by the Aroha String Quartet scheduled for Tuesday 20th September has been replaced. CMNZ is pleased to present – but note the change of date:
New Zealand String Quartet
Wednesday 28th September – 7.30 pm
St Marks Church, Woburn Road, Lower Hutt
– Sarah Ballard Brahma-samhitā for soprano and string quartet (world premiere performance)
– Britten String Quartet no 2 in C major, op 36
– Beethoven String Quartet in F major, op 59/1 Rasumovsky
The New Zealand String Quartet has been a leading chamber ensemble since it formed in 1987, with a distinguished record of international successes and acclaimed recordings. It has been the quartet-in-residence at the N Z School of Music since 1991. With Sarah Ballard (soprano) the Quartet will present the world premiere of Sarah’s new composition – Brahma-samhitā.