December04 2024 (Wed)
7:30 PM

New Zealand Quartet

L. Janáček, D. Shostakovich, G. Farr

Rudolfinum - Dvořák Hall | Classical Music

90 minutes | Available

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Date: December 04, 2024 | 19:30 (Wed)
Venue: Rudolfinum - Dvořák Hall
Duration: 90 minutes
Status: Available
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New Zealand Quartet bring their interpretation of Leoš Janáček’s music to the Rudolfinum

In 2021, they recorded two string quartets by the composer. For this programme, they also present music of their own country by Gareth Farr, whose quartet Te Koanga (“Spring”) was inspired by the singing of the tūī, a bird native to New Zealand.

Program: 

  • Gareth Farr
    Te Koanga
  • Leoš Janáček
    String Quartet No. 1 “after Tolstoy’s Kreutzer Sonata”
  • Dmitri Shostakovich
    String Quartet No. 2 in A major, Op. 68

Performing:

New Zealand Quartet
Helene Pohl - violin
Monique Lapins - violin
Gillian Ansell - viola
Rolf Gjelsten - cello

Important: 

  • Dress code: elegant
  • 20 min. intermission
  • Please note that the price of the ticket includes service fee of 10%

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