...The audience could not have been more satisfied with this debut concert of the Aroha Quartet....
(Margot Hannigan, Nelson Mail)

Aroha Quartet plays for Rotorua Music Federation

Our programme starts with Mozart's String Quartet No 17 in B-flat K458. Nicknamed 'The Hunt, this is a high-spirited, joyful work, both rustic and sophisticated. It continues with String Quartet No 1 'Métamorphoses nocturnes' by Hungarian composer György Ligeti. Described by one writer as “Bartok's seventh string quartet”, this colourful work is written in seventeen wonderfully contrasting sections played as one continuous movement. The concert finishes with Beethoven's profound String Quartet No 13 in B-flat major Op 130, a piece that explores the limits of what can be expressed in music. This concert for the Rotorua Music Federation takes place in the Nellie Bud Room.

Thursday, May 2 2019, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Aroha String Quartet
Mozart: String Quartet No 17 in B-flat major K458 'The Hunt'
Ligeti: String Quartet No 1 'Métamophoses nocturnes'
Beethoven: String Quartet No 13 in B-flat major Op 130

Aroha Quartet plays Mozart, Ligeti & Beethoven at St Andrew's on The Terrace, Wellington

Our programme starts with Mozart's String Quartet No 17 in B-flat K458. Nicknamed 'The Hunt, this is a high-spirited, joyful work, both rustic and sophisticated. It continues with String Quartet No 1 'Métamorphoses nocturnes' by Hungarian composer György Ligeti. Described by one writer as “Bartok's seventh string quartet”, this colourful work is written in seventeen wonderfully contrasting sections played as one continuous movement. The concert finishes with Beethoven's profound String Quartet No 13 in B-flat major Op 130, a piece that explores the limits of what can be expressed in music. Tickets from Eventfinda.

Tuesday, May 7 2019, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Aroha String Quartet
Mozart: String Quartet No 17 in B-flat major K458 'The Hunt'
Ligeti: String Quartet No 1 'Métamophoses nocturnes'
Beethoven: String Quartet No 13 in B-flat major Op 130

Aroha Quartet plays Mozart, Ligeti & Beethoven at the Globe, Palmerston North

Our programme starts with Mozart's String Quartet No 17 in B-flat K458. Nicknamed 'The Hunt, this is a high-spirited, joyful work, both rustic and sophisticated. It continues with String Quartet No 1 'Métamorphoses nocturnes' by Hungarian composer György Ligeti. Described by one writer as “Bartok's seventh string quartet”, this colourful work is written in seventeen wonderfully contrasting sections played as one continuous movement. The concert finishes with Beethoven's profound String Quartet No 13 in B-flat major Op 130, a piece that explores the limits of what can be expressed in music. Tickets ($25 Adults, $20 Concessions, $50 Families - 2 Adults + 2 Children, $5 Children under 18 yrs) from the Globe Theatre.

Wednesday, May 8 2019, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Aroha String Quartet
Mozart: String Quartet No 17 in B-flat major K458 'The Hunt'
Ligeti: String Quartet No 1 'Métamophoses nocturnes'
Beethoven: String Quartet No 13 in B-flat major Op 130

Aroha Quartet plays for South Waikato Music Society

Our programme starts with Mozart's String Quartet No 17 in B-flat K458. Nicknamed 'The Hunt, this is a high-spirited, joyful work, both rustic and sophisticated. It continues with String Quartet No 1 'Métamorphoses nocturnes' by Hungarian composer György Ligeti. Described by one writer as “Bartok's seventh string quartet”, this colourful work is written in seventeen wonderfully contrasting sections played as one continuous movement. The concert finishes with Beethoven's profound String Quartet No 13 in B-flat major Op 130, a piece that explores the limits of what can be expressed in music. Adults $25, Members $20, Students Free. Door Sales Only

Sunday, May 12 2019, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Aroha String Quartet
Mozart: String Quartet No 17 in B-flat major K458 'The Hunt'
Ligeti: String Quartet No 1 'Métamophoses nocturnes'
Beethoven: String Quartet No 13 in B-flat major Op 130

Aroha Quartet with Diedre Irons play for Greytown Music Group

Our programme begins with Mozart's String Quartet No 17 in B-flat K458. Nicknamed 'The Hunt, this is a high-spirited, joyful work, both rustic and sophisticated. The concert continues with 'Unbound', an expressive, heartfelt work for string quartet written in 2011 by New Zealand composer Brigid Bisley. For the finale, we are delighted to be joined by Diedre Irons, one of New Zealand's finest pianists, for the sublime Piano Quintet in F minor by Brahms. Combining lyrical beauty and rhythmic muscularity, this is one of the best-loved chamber music works of all time.

Sunday, June 30 2019, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Aroha String Quartet with Diedre Irons, piano

Diedre Irons - piano

Mozart: String Quartet No 17 in B-flat major K458 'The Hunt'
Bisley: Unbound
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor Op 34

Aroha Quartet with Diedre Irons play for Waikanae Music Society

Our programme begins with Mozart's String Quartet No 17 in B-flat K458. Nicknamed 'The Hunt, this is a high-spirited, joyful work, both rustic and sophisticated. The concert continues with 'Unbound', an expressive, heartfelt work for string quartet written in 2011 by New Zealand composer Brigid Bisley. For the finale, we are delighted to be joined by Diedre Irons, one of New Zealand's finest pianists, for the sublime Piano Quintet in F minor by Brahms. Combining lyrical beauty and rhythmic muscularity, this is one of the best-loved chamber music works of all time. See the Waikanae Music Society website for ticketing details.

Sunday, July 14 2019, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Aroha String Quartet with Diedre Irons, piano

Diedre Irons - piano

Mozart: String Quartet No 17 in B-flat major K458 'The Hunt'
Bisley: Unbound
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor Op 34

Aroha Quartet with Diedre Irons play Mozart, Bisley & Brahms at St Paul's, Napier

Our programme begins with Mozart's String Quartet No 17 in B-flat K458. Nicknamed 'The Hunt, this is a high-spirited, joyful work, both rustic and sophisticated. The concert continues with 'Unbound', an expressive, heartfelt work for string quartet written in 2011 by New Zealand composer Brigid Bisley. For the finale, we are delighted to be joined by Diedre Irons, one of New Zealand's finest pianists, for the sublime Piano Quintet in F minor by Brahms. Combining lyrical beauty and rhythmic muscularity, this is one of the best-loved chamber music works of all time. Tickets from Eventfinda.

Tuesday, July 16 2019, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Aroha String Quartet

Diedre Irons - piano

Mozart: String Quartet No 17 in B-flat major K458 'The Hunt'
Bisley: Unbound
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor Op 34

Aroha Quartet with Diedre Irons play Haydn, Bisley & Brahms in St Luke's, Oamaru

Our programme begins with Haydn's String Quartet in C Op 33 No 3. Nicknamed 'The Bird', this is a graceful and light-hearted work. It contrasts well with 'Unbound', an expressive, heartfelt work for string quartet written in 2011 by New Zealand composer Brigid Bisley. For the finale, we are delighted to be joined by Diedre Irons, one of New Zealand's finest pianists, for the sublime Piano Quintet in F minor by Brahms. Combining lyrical beauty and rhythmic muscularity, this is one of the best-loved chamber music works of all time.

Tuesday, September 10 2019, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Aroha String Quartet

Diedre Irons - piano

Haydn: String Quartet in C Op 33 No 3 'The Bird'
Bisley: Unbound
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor Op 34

Aroha Quartet with Diedre Irons play Haydn, Bisley & Brahms in Marama Hall, Dunedin

Our programme begins with Haydn's String Quartet in C Op 33 No 3. Nicknamed 'The Bird', this is a graceful and light-hearted work. It contrasts well with 'Unbound', an expressive, heartfelt work for string quartet written in 2011 by New Zealand composer Brigid Bisley. For the finale, we are delighted to be joined by Diedre Irons, one of New Zealand's finest pianists, for the sublime Piano Quintet in F minor by Brahms. Combining lyrical beauty and rhythmic muscularity, this is one of the best-loved chamber music works of all time. Tickets ($25 Adults, $20 Concessions, $50 Families - 2 Adults + 2 Children, $5 Children under 18yrs) from Eventfinda.

Wednesday, September 11 2019, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Aroha String Quartet

Diedre Irons - piano

Haydn: String Quartet in C Op 33 No 3 'The Bird'
Bisley: Unbound
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor Op 34

Aroha Quartet with Diedre Irons play Haydn, Bisley & Brahms at the Globe, Palmerston North

Our programme begins with Haydn's String Quartet in C Op 33 No 3. Nicknamed 'The Bird', this is a graceful and light-hearted work. It contrasts well with 'Unbound', an expressive, heartfelt work for string quartet written in 2011 by New Zealand composer Brigid Bisley. For the finale, we are delighted to be joined by Diedre Irons, one of New Zealand's finest pianists, for the sublime Piano Quintet in F minor by Brahms. Combining lyrical beauty and rhythmic muscularity, this is one of the best-loved chamber music works of all time. Tickets from Globe Theatre.

Wednesday, November 13 2019, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Aroha String Quartet

Diedre Irons - piano

Haydn: String Quartet in C Op 33 No 3 'The Bird'
Bisley: Unbound
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor Op 34

Aroha Quartet with Diedre Irons play Haydn, Bisley & Brahms in St Matthew-in-the-City, Auckland

Our programme begins with Haydn's String Quartet in C Op 33 No 3. Nicknamed 'The Bird', this is a graceful and light-hearted work. It contrasts well with 'Unbound', an expressive, heartfelt work for string quartet written in 2011 by New Zealand composer Brigid Bisley. For the finale, we are delighted to be joined by Diedre Irons, one of New Zealand's finest pianists, for the sublime Piano Quintet in F minor by Brahms. Combining lyrical beauty and rhythmic muscularity, this is one of the best-loved chamber music works of all time. Tickets from Eventfinda.

Sunday, November 24 2019, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Aroha String Quartet

Diedre Irons - piano

Haydn: String Quartet in C Op 33 No 3 'The Bird'
Bisley: Unbound
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor Op 34

Aroha Quartet with Diedre Irons in St Andrew's on The Terrace, Wellington

Our programme begins with Haydn's String Quartet in C Op 33 No 3. Nicknamed 'The Bird', this is a graceful and light-hearted work. It contrasts well with 'Unbound', an expressive, heartfelt work for string quartet written in 2011 by New Zealand composer Brigid Bisley. For the finale, we are delighted to be joined by Diedre Irons, one of New Zealand's finest pianists, for the sublime Piano Quintet in F minor by Brahms. Combining lyrical beauty and rhythmic muscularity, this is one of the best-loved chamber music works of all time. Tickets from Eventfinda.

Sunday, December 1 2019, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Aroha String Quartet

Diedre Irons - piano

Haydn: String Quartet in C Op 33 No 3 'The Bird'
Bisley: Unbound
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor Op 34