...a fantastic performance of a great work...
(Andrew Buchanan-Smart, Waikato Times)

Light & Dark - Christchurch

"In ‘Light & Dark’ the Aroha Quartet take you on an emotional journey, exploring a wide range of moods and soundscapes. Beethoven’s sparkling and energetic String Trio No 3 is followed by the rather more sardonic String Quartet No 11 by Shostakovich. Any dark clouds are swept away by the final work: Dvorak’s gorgeous, much-loved ‘American’ Quartet Op 96. Come along to immerse yourselves in this wonderful music! Tickets $30 Adults, $20 Concessions, $60 Families (2 Adults + 2 Children), $10 Children under 18yrs from Eventfinda or at the door from 7pm.

Tuesday, June 12 2018, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Aroha String Quartet
Beethoven: String Trio No 3 in G major Op. 9 No 1
Shostakovich: String Quartet No 11 in F minor Op 122
Dvořák: String Quartet No 12 in F major Op 96 'American'

Light & Dark - Taupo

In ‘Light & Dark’ we take you on an emotional journey, exploring a wide range of moods and soundscapes. Beethoven’s sparkling and energetic String Trio No 3 is followed by the rather more sardonic String Quartet No 11 by Shostakovich. Any dark clouds are swept away by the final work: Dvorak’s gorgeous, much-loved ‘American’ Quartet Op 96. Come along to immerse yourselves in this wonderful music! This concert is presented by the Taupo Winter Festival. Tickets $45 (including afternoon tea).

Sunday, July 15 2018, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Aroha String Quartet
Beethoven: String Trio No 3 in G major Op. 9 No 1
Shostakovich: String Quartet No 11 in F minor Op 122
Dvořák: String Quartet No 12 in F major Op 96 'American'

ASQ International Music Academy 2018 - Participants' Lunchtime Concert

A free lunchtime concert of chamber works given by participants in the ASQ International Music Academy 2018. Part of the regular St Andrew's on The Terrace lunchtime concert series.

Wednesday, July 25 2018, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
ASQ Academy 2018 participants
TBA

A free lunchtime concert given by the tutors at the ASQ International Music Academy 2018.

Thursday, July 26 2018, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Aroha String Quartet & guest artists
TBA

Participants at the ASQ International Music Academy 2018 perform chamber and string ensemble works. Admission by koha/donation.

Saturday, July 28 2018, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
ASQ Academy 2018 participants
TBA

Light & Dark - Tauranga

In ‘Light & Dark’ we take you on an emotional journey, exploring a wide range of moods and soundscapes. Beethoven’s sparkling and energetic String Trio No 3 is followed by the rather more sardonic String Quartet No 11 by Shostakovich. Any dark clouds are swept away by the final work: Dvorak’s gorgeous, much-loved ‘American’ Quartet Op 96. Come along to immerse yourselves in this wonderful music! This concert is presented by Tauranga Musica. See their website for ticket prices & availability.

Sunday, August 12 2018, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Aroha String Quartet
Beethoven: String Trio No 3 in G major Op. 9 No 1
Shostakovich: String Quartet No 11 in F minor Op 122
Dvořák: String Quartet No 12 in F major Op 96 'American'

Light & Dark - Hawkes Bay

In 'Light & Dark' we take you on an emotional journey, exploring a wide range of moods and soundscapes Our programme begins with the warmth and brightness of Haydn’s “Emperor” Quartet Op 76 No 3, with its famous variations on an anthem he wrote for Kaiser Franz II. It then enters the pulsating world of Ross Carey’s evocative Toccatina (Elegy). The dark, sardonic mood of Shostakovich's String Quartet No 11 Op 122, a profound work in seven short movements, is swept away by our final work: Dvorak’s gorgeous, much-loved “American” Quartet Op 96. Come along to immerse yourselves in this wonderful music! Tickets $25 Adults, $15 Concessions, $50 Families (2 Adults + 2 Children), $5 Children under 18yrs from Eventfinda or at the door from 7pm.

Tuesday, August 14 2018, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Aroha String Quartet
Beethoven: String Trio No 3 in G major Op. 9 No 1
Shostakovich: String Quartet No 11 in F minor Op 122
Dvořák: String Quartet No 12 in F major Op 96 'American'

Light & Dark - Rangiora

In 'Light & Dark' we take you on an emotional journey, exploring a wide range of moods and soundscapes Our programme begins with the warmth and brightness of Haydn’s “Emperor” Quartet Op 76 No 3, with its famous variations on an anthem he wrote for Kaiser Franz II. It then enters the pulsating world of Ross Carey’s evocative Toccatina (Elegy). The dark, sardonic mood of Shostakovich's String Quartet No 11 Op 122, a profound work in seven short movements, is swept away by our final work: Dvorak’s gorgeous, much-loved “American” Quartet Op 96. Come along to immerse yourselves in this wonderful music! This concert is presented by the Waimakariri Community Arts Council.

Tuesday, September 18 2018, 7:30pm - 9:29pm
Aroha String Quartet
Haydn: String Quartet in C Op 76 No 3 'Emperor'
Ross Carey: Toccatina (Elegy)
Shostakovich: String Quartet No 11 in F minor Op 122
Dvořák: String Quartet No 12 in F major Op 96 'American'

Light & Dark - Wellington

In 'Light & Dark' we take you on an emotional journey, exploring a wide range of moods and soundscapes Our programme begins with the warmth and brightness of Haydn’s “Emperor” Quartet Op 76 No 3, with its famous variations on an anthem he wrote for Kaiser Franz II. It then enters the pulsating world of Ross Carey’s evocative Toccatina (Elegy). The dark, sardonic mood of Shostakovich's String Quartet No 11 Op 122, a profound work in seven short movements, is swept away by our final work: Dvorak’s gorgeous, much-loved “American” Quartet Op 96. Come along to immerse yourselves in this wonderful music! Tickets $35 Adults, $25 Concessions, $70 Families (2 Adults + 2 Children), $10 Children under 18yrs from Eventfinda or at the door from 2:30pm.

Sunday, September 30 2018, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Aroha String Quartet
Haydn: String Quartet in C Op 76 No 3 'Emperor'
Ross Carey: Toccatina (Elegy)
Shostakovich: String Quartet No 11 in F minor Op 122
Dvořák: String Quartet No 12 in F major Op 96 'American'

Light & Dark - New Plymouth

In 'Light & Dark' we take you on an emotional journey, exploring a wide range of moods and soundscapes Our programme begins with the warmth and brightness of Haydn’s “Emperor” Quartet Op 76 No 3, with its famous variations on an anthem he wrote for Kaiser Franz II. It then enters the pulsating world of Ross Carey’s evocative Toccatina (Elegy). The dark, sardonic mood of Shostakovich's String Quartet No 11 Op 122, a profound work in seven short movements, is swept away by our final work: Dvorak’s gorgeous, much-loved “American” Quartet Op 96. Come along to immerse yourselves in this wonderful music! Tickets $25 Adults, $15 Concessions, $50 Families (2 Adults + 2 Children), $5 Children under 18yrs from 4th Wall Theatre.

Sunday, October 7 2018, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Aroha String Quartet
Haydn: String Quartet in C Op 76 No 3 'Emperor'
Ross Carey: Toccatina (Elegy)
Shostakovich: String Quartet No 11 in F minor Op 122
Dvořák: String Quartet No 12 in F major Op 96 'American'

Light & Dark - Dunedin

In 'Light & Dark' we take you on an emotional journey, exploring a wide range of moods and soundscapes Our programme begins with the warmth and brightness of Haydn’s “Emperor” Quartet Op 76 No 3, with its famous variations on an anthem he wrote for Kaiser Franz II. It then enters the pulsating world of Ross Carey’s evocative Toccatina (Elegy). The dark, sardonic mood of Shostakovich's String Quartet No 11 Op 122, a profound work in seven short movements, is swept away by our final work: Dvorak’s gorgeous, much-loved “American” Quartet Op 96. Come along to immerse yourselves in this wonderful music! Tickets $25 Adults, $15 Concessions, $50 Families, $5 Children under 18yrs from Eventfinda or at the door from 7pm.

Wednesday, November 14 2018, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Aroha String Quartet
Haydn: String Quartet in C Op 76 No 3 'Emperor'
Ross Carey: Toccatina (Elegy)
Shostakovich: String Quartet No 11 in F minor Op 122
Dvořák: String Quartet No 12 in F major Op 96 'American'

Light & Dark - Wanaka

In 'Light & Dark' we take you on an emotional journey, exploring a wide range of moods and soundscapes Our programme begins with the warmth and brightness of Haydn’s “Emperor” Quartet Op 76 No 3, with its famous variations on an anthem he wrote for Kaiser Franz II. It then enters the pulsating world of Ross Carey’s evocative Toccatina (Elegy). The dark, sardonic mood of Shostakovich's String Quartet No 11 Op 122, a profound work in seven short movements, is swept away by our final work: Dvorak’s gorgeous, much-loved “American” Quartet Op 96. Come along to immerse yourselves in this wonderful music! This concert is presented by the Wanaka Concert Society.

Thursday, November 15 2018, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Aroha String Quartet
Haydn: String Quartet in C Op 76 No 3 'Emperor'
Ross Carey: Toccatina (Elegy)
Shostakovich: String Quartet No 11 in F minor Op 122
Dvořák: String Quartet No 12 in F major Op 96 'American'