...This was a most engaging performance, full of vitality, expressive intensity and a great commitment to the music, ensuring that the evening was a real joy for the audience throughout....
(Stephen Fisher, Manawatu Standard)

Mondo Rondo at the Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival

Come and join the Aroha String Quartet for a musical journey across China and Aotearoa in the beautiful surrounds of the Hamilton Gardens. Moving images will accompany many of the pieces, adding to the magical atmosphere and highlighting this as an event you won’t want to miss. The concert takes place in the Medici Court. Tickets $40 (Concessions $35).

Wednesday, February 26 2020, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Aroha String Quartet
David Farquhar: Dance Suite from 'Ring Around the Moon'
arr. Zhu Jian-Er & Shi Yong-Kang: The Whitehaired Girl 白毛女(施永康, 朱践耳改编)
Farr: Mondo Rondo
Tan Dun: Eight Colours for String Quartet 谭盾 八种颜色
Sam Piper: Dance of the Sidhe
Anthony Ritchie: Whakatipua