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The Australian String Quartet announces a new line-up

The Australian String Quartet has announced that violinist Ioanna Tache and cellist Sharon Draper will join present members violinist Kristian Winther and violist Stephen King to form a new line – up for the ensemble. Both newcomers are graduates of the Australian National Academy of Music. The newly re-configured ensemble will perform in Sydney on…

The Australian String Quartet presents ‘Debussy’
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The Australian String Quartet presents ‘Debussy’

The Australian String Quartet (ASQ) presents a program  they have called Debussy, centred around Debussy’s String Quartet in G minor and featuring as well, the music of Mendelssohn, Andrew Ford and Arvo Pärt. Mendelssohn’s String Quartet Op.44 No.2, a work of dazzling string writing completed on the composer’s honeymoon, negotiates the fine line between the elegiac and…

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The ASQ changes its line up

Earlier this month, it was announced that violinist Anne Horton and cellist Rachel Johnson, will leave the Adelaide based Australian String Quartet after a career of 6 years with the ensemble. The upcoming Schubert tour will be the last for the pair. Their departure follows the departures of violinist Sophie Rowell and violist Sally Boud, to…