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…

Final tour for two in the Australian String Quartet
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Final tour for two in the Australian String Quartet

Schubert’s String Quintet in C D 956, a masterpiece composed in the final two weeks of the composer’s life, headlines this enticing concert. This Quintet is famed for its unconventional instrumentation, which includes the rare use of two cellos. For this, the Australian String Quartet share the stage with virtuoso cellist, Timo-Veikko Valve, integral member of the Australian…