...I very much enjoyed the freshness of the programme itself, and the musicality and professionalism of the playing itself. It was a great musical experience....
(Audience member, Palmerston North (Nov 2013))

Phantasy for the Arrowtown Creative Arts Society - Aroha Quartet with Robert Orr

n our Phantasy programme we are joined by Robert Orr, NZSO Principal Oboe, for two British works by for oboe and strings: Britten's Phantasy Quartet Op 2, the first piece that brought him international recognition, and Bliss's gorgeous Oboe Quintet. In that programme we also celebrate the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth with his first 'Rasumovsky' quartet, the String Quartet No 7 in F Op 59 No 1. The fourth work in this programme is 'refrain' by award-winning New Zealand composer Alex Taylor. Tickets ($40 General Admission, $35 ACAS members, Children free,) from Arrowtown Pharmacy or Eventfinda (service fees may apply).

Sunday, October 18 2020, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Aroha String Quartet

Robert Orr - oboe

Britten: Phantasy Quartet for Oboe & String Trio Op 2
Beethoven: String Quartet in C major Op. 59 No 3 "Rasumovsky"
Alex Taylor: refrain
Bliss: Quintet for Oboe & String Quartet