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ASQ International Music Academy 2022 Tutors’ Concert

A concert of short works by Mozart, Salina Fisher, Dvorak and Mendelssohn performed by the tutors at the eight ASQ International Music Academy taking place at St Andrew’s during the week. This programme is part of the regular lunchtime series. Admission by koha.

Wednesday, July 13 2022, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Aroha String Quartet
Donald Armstrong - violin, Ursula Evans - violin, Belinda Veitch - viola, Michael Cuncannon - viola, Sophia Acheson - viola, David Chickering - cello, Oleksandr Gunchenko - double bass
TBA

ASQ International Music Academy 2022 Gala Concert

Participants from the eighth ASQ International Music Academy perform chamber and string orchestra works they have prepared during the past six days at St Andrew’s.

Saturday, July 16 2022, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Aroha String Quartet
TBA

Aroha String Trio plays ‘Serenade’ for Christopher’s Classics

Two wonderful Serenades for String Trio by Dohnányi and Beethoven, give the concert its name. A trio movement by Schubert, a gorgeous short work from 2021 by Aotearoa composer Salina Fisher, and the sparkling String Trio (1933) by Jean Françaix complete the programme.

Thursday, August 11 2022, 7:30pm
Aroha String Trio
Schubert: String Trio in B-flat D471
Fisher: Mata-Au for String Trio
Dohnányi: Serenade for String Trio in C Op 10
Françaix: String Trio
Beethoven: Serenade for String Trio in D Op 8

Aroha Quartet with Rachel Vernon (clarinet) for Chamber Music Wanganui

In this programme we feature the clear, pure sound of the clarinet. Rachel Vernon, NZSO Principal Bass Clarinet, joins us for two of the best-loved works in the chamber music repertoire: the gorgeous clarinet quintets by Mozart and Brahms. The middle work in this programme is a beautiful arrangement for clarinet and string quartet of Astor Piazzolla's 'Oblivion'. This concert is sponsored by "Driving Miss Daisy" Whanganui.

Tuesday, September 13 2022, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Aroha String Quartet

Rachel Vernon - clarinet

Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A major K581
Piazzolla: Oblivion for Clarinet & String Quartet
Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B minor Op 115

Aroha String Trio plays ‘Serenade’ for Chamber Music Hutt Valley

Two wonderful Serenades for String Trio by Dohnányi and Beethoven, give the concert its name. A trio movement by Schubert, a gorgeous short work from 2021 by Aotearoa composer Salina Fisher, and the sparkling String Trio (1933) by Jean Françaix complete the programme. Tickets $30 CMHV members, $40 non-members.

Tuesday, September 20 2022, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Aroha String Trio
Schubert: String Trio in B-flat D471
Fisher: Mata-Au for String Trio
Dohnányi: Serenade for String Trio in C Op 10
Françaix: String Trio
Beethoven: Serenade for String Trio in D Op 8