Australian String Quartet: Metamorphoses
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Australian String Quartet: Metamorphoses

  The Australian String Quartet performs quartets by Mozart, Ligeti and Ravel, each inspired by the work of a peer. Based at the University of Adelaide, Elder Conservatorium of Music, violinists Dale Barltrop and Francesca Hiew, violist Stephen King and cellist Sharon Draper play instruments made by the 18th century Italian luthier, Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, creating…

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A New Line-Up For The Australian String Quartet

The Australian String Quartet (ASQ) has announced the appointment of Dale Barltrop as first violin and Francesca Hiew as second violin who will join current quartet members, violist Stephen King and cellist Sharon Draper in 2016.  Brisbane-born Barltrop will continue his current position as Concertmaster for the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, and live in Australia year-round…

Relativity – The Australian String Quartet, Greta Bradman And Other Friends
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Relativity – The Australian String Quartet, Greta Bradman And Other Friends

The Australian String Quartet (ASQ) welcomes three guest artists in their final national tour for 2014, Relativity. Award‐winning soprano Greta Bradman will join the ASQ to perform Paul Stanhope’s Sea Chronicles, a song cycle for soprano and string quartet which celebrates Australia’s unique coastal environment and the late Peter Sculthorpe’s Island Dreaming, a single‐movement work which draws together…