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Record ID 16928
Title Musical peers are tough judges
Author Werner, Tara
Source New Zealand herald, 30 September 1993 section 2, page 2
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Two women advancing careers in orchestral world. NZSO appoints Wilma Smith as new concertmaster. Philippa Harris manager of Dunedin Sinfonia
Subjects Smith, Wilma; Harris, Philippa; New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; Dunedin Sinfonia; New Zealand String Quartet; Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra; Orchestras


[2 of 79]
Record ID 16985
Title Cultures, times merge
Author Lees, Heath
Source New Zealand herald, 1997 Oct 30 Sec B p 5
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Review of performance by the New Zealand String Quartet with Alexa Still (flute) at Hopetoun Alpha
Event date: 1997 October 29
Subjects Chamber music; New Zealand String Quartet; Still, Alexa; Putra, Budi Surasa; Houstoun, Michael James, 1952-; Body, John Stanley, (aka Jack), 1944-; Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828; Crumb, George, 1929-; Palmer, Juliet


[3 of 79]
Record ID 16991
Title Strings might be better unplugged
Author Werner, Tara
Source New Zealand herald, 1997 Nov 03 Sec B p 06
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Review of performance by the New Zealand String Quartet at Hopetoun Alpha
Event date: 1997 November 01
Subjects String quartets; New Zealand String Quartet; Houstoun, Michael James, 1952-; Scholes, Peter; Schnittke, Alfred, 1934-; Lutoslawski, Witold, 1913-; Farr, Gareth, 1968-


[4 of 79]
Record ID 17393
Title Bliss is scenery, wine and festival
Author Biss, Rod
Source Sunday star times, 18 January 1998 section F, page 6
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Preview of upcoming music festival in Martinborough, 23-25 January and 30 January-1 February. Includes b&w illustrations
Subjects Festivals; Greager, Richard; Coates, Peter; New Zealand Chamber Orchestra; Franks, Dobbs; Irons, Diedre Allison, 1945-; Woolf, Ray, 1944-; Lemke, Roger; McArthur, Marie-Adele; Smith, Ellie, 1950-; Dave Fraser Trio; Medlyn, Helen; McNeill, Malcolm Ivan, 1945-; New Zealand String Quartet; Matheson, Tahu; Coburn, Lance; Tilly, Grant; Bridgewater, Timothy


[5 of 79]
Record ID 17661
Title Mood swings suit unseasonal air
Author Werner, Tara
Source New Zealand herald, 12 March 1997 section B, page 9
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Review of performance by the new Zealand String Quartet with Katherine Murdock (viola) and Euan Murdoch (cello) at Holy Trinity Cathedral, 11 March 1997.
Subjects Chamber music; New Zealand String Quartet; Murdock, Katherine; Murdoch, Euan


[6 of 79]
Record ID 17662
Title Review
Author Werner, Tara
Source New Zealand herald, 1995 Oct 03 Sec 1 p 12
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Review of performance by the New Zealand String Quartet at the Maidment Theatre
Event date: 1995 October 02
Subjects Chamber music; New Zealand String Quartet


[7 of 79]
Record ID 17837
Title Concert series 1993: New Zealand String Quartet with Barry Empson and Bryan Sayer
Source Music Programme Collection,
Location Special Collections Music Programme Collection - Chamber Music New Zealand - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Programme of a concert by New Zealand String Quartet, Barry Empson and Bryan Sayer, presented by Chamber Music New Zealand as part of their Concert series.
Event date: 5 October 1993
Notes Includes review from New Zealand herald 6 October 1993 Sec 1 p 4 by Tara Werner
Subjects Chamber music; Chamber Music New Zealand; New Zealand String Quartet; Beilman, Douglas; Goh, Yid-Ee; Ansell, Gillian; Constantino, Josephine; Empson, Barry; Sayer, Bryan; Auckland Town Hall


[8 of 79]
Record ID 17840
Title Music of our age: Earthshine. New Zealand String Quartet and Cadenza
Source Music Programme Collection,
Location Special Collections Music Programme Collection - Chamber Music New Zealand - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Programme of a series of individual concerts by the New Zealand String Quartet and Cadenza, presented by Chamber Music New Zealand at venues in both Auckland and Wellington.
Event date: 15 August 1994,16 August 1994,5 September 1994,7 September 1994
Notes Includes concert review : New Zealand herald 6 September 1994 Sec 1 p 12 by Tara Werner
Includes concert review : Listener (Wellington, N.Z) 29 October 1994 p 42 by William Dart
Subjects Chamber music; Chamber Music New Zealand; New Zealand String Quartet; Pohl, Helene; Beilman, Douglas; Ansell, Gillian; Gjelsten, Rolf; Cadenza (Musical group); Guerin, David; Tennant, James; McKinnon, Bruce; Still, Alexa; Scholes, Peter; Young, Ken; Mercury Theatre


[9 of 79]
Record ID 17930
Author New Zealand String Quartet
Source Auckland Chamber Music Society, 1994
Location Special Collections Music Programme Collection - Auckland Chamber Music Society - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Programme of BNZ Winter Series concert by the New Zealand String Quartet presented by Auckland Chamber Music Society at the Pan Pacific Hotel
Event date: 1994 June 12
Notes Includes concert review : New Zealand herald 1994 June 14 Sec 1 Pge 12
Reviewed by Tara Werner
Subjects Chamber music; Auckland Chamber Music Society; New Zealand String Quartet


[10 of 79]
Record ID 18215
Title International concert season 1994: New Zealand String Quartet with Michael Houstoun
Source Music Programme Collection,
Location Special Collections Music Programme Collection - Chamber Music New Zealand - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Programme of a concert by the New Zealand String Quartet with Michael Houstoun presented by Chamber Music New Zealand as part of their International concert season. It was noted that Peter Barber replaced Gillian Ansell. Works performed included "Owhiro" by New Zealander, Garth Farr.
Event date: 9 October 1994
Notes Includes concert review : New Zealand herald 10 October 1994 Sec 1 p 2 by Tara Werner
Subjects Chamber music; String quartets; String quartet no. 4 "Owhiro" (Musical work); Farr, Gareth, 1968-; Chamber Music New Zealand; New Zealand String Quartet; Pohl, Helene; Beilman, Douglas; Ansell, Gillian; Barber, Peter; Gjelsten, Rolf; Houstoun, Michael James, 1952-; Auckland Town Hall


[11 of 79]
Record ID 18465
Title Performance
Author Lees, Heath
Source New Zealand herald, 1998 Nov 02 Sec A p 14
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Review of performance by the New Zealand string quartet at Hopetoun Alpha
Subjects Chamber music; New Zealand String Quartet


[12 of 79]
Record ID 18522
Title Performance
Author Werner, Tara
Source New Zealand herald, 1998 Nov 04 Sec A p 18
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Review of performance by the New Zealand String Quartet at Hopetoun Alpha
Subjects New Zealand String Quartet; Chamber music; Harris, Ross Talbot, 1945-; Composers


[13 of 79]
Record ID 18744
Title Injury makes quartet a trio
Author Werner, Tara
Source New Zealand herald, 1994 Jun 9 Sec 2 p 2
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 19, p 20
Abstract Profile of the New Zealand String Quartet. Viola player Gillian Ansell is suffering tendonitis in both wrists.
Notes Includes portrait.
Subjects New Zealand String Quartet; String quartets; Musicians; Injuries; Violists; Ansell, Gillian; Gjelsten, Rolf; Pohl, Helene; Beilman, Douglas


[14 of 79]
Record ID 18885
Title Change for conservatives
Author Werner, Tara
Source New Zealand herald, 1994 Aug 11 Sec 2 p 2
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 19, p 144
Abstract Details of Chamber Music New Zealand's Earthshine series featuring little heard works alongside New Zealand compositions.
Notes Includes portraits.
Subjects Chamber music; Chamber Music New Zealand; New Zealand String Quartet; String quartets; Medlyn, Margaret; Singers


[15 of 79]
Record ID 18891
Title Performance
Author Lees, Heath
Source New Zealand herald, 1999 Mar 26 Sec A p 12
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Review of performance by the New Zealand Quartet and the Goldner Quartet at the Town Hall presented by Chamber Music New Zealand
Subjects Chamber music; Chamber Music New Zealand; New Zealand String Quartet; Goldner Quartet; Composers; Farr, Gareth, 1968-


[16 of 79]
Record ID 18906
Title Eternal truth of modern music
Author Hoar, Peter
Source Sunday star times, 1994 Aug 14 Sec D p 5
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 19, p 46
Abstract New Zealand String Quartet begins Chamber Music New Zealand's Earthshine series.
Subjects Chamber music; Chamber Music New Zealand; New Zealand String Quartet


[17 of 79]
Record ID 18917
Title Pieces from eight to sparkle
Author Lees, Heath
Source New Zealand herald, 1999 Mar 25 Sec A p 18
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Preview of performance by the New Zealand String Quartet and the visiting Goldner Quartet at the Town Hall
Event date: 1999 March 25
Subjects Chamber music; Chamber Music New Zealand; New Zealand String Quartet; Goldner Quartet; Composers; Farr, Gareth, 1968-


[18 of 79]
Record ID 18995
Title Quality and quantity : ExtravaCANZA 94
Author Dart, William
Source Music in New Zealand, 1995 Autumn p 13
Location Basement Serial 780.5 M98 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Victoria University hosts CANZA's 20th Birthday celebrations. Includes portraits
Subjects Music -- 20th century; Composers' Association of New Zealand; Victoria University Gamelan Orchestra; Exley, Judith; Body, John Stanley, (aka Jack), 1944-; Carey, Ross; Poynton, Danny; Whitehead, Gillian, 1941-; Boynton, Mere; Lilburn, Douglas Gordon, 1915-2001; Rimmer, John, 1939-; Melbourne, Hirini, d.2003; Taylor, John; Ford, Rodney; Elmsly, John; Nalden, David; Kaminski, Jason; Croft, John; Bowater, Helen; Austin, Katherine; Forman, Richard; Sanders, Noel; Guerin, David; Nielson, Margaret; Fisher, Helen; New Zealand String Quartet; Scullion, Michelle; Palmer, Juliet; Adams, Miranda; De Castro-Robinson, Eve; Cousins, John; Speak, Jerome; Bisley, Brigid; Hulford, Denise


[19 of 79]
Record ID 19044
Title Top combination
Author Werner, Tara
Source New Zealand herald, 1994 Oct 6 Sec 2 p 4
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 19, p 75
Abstract Michael Houstoun is joining forces with the New Zealand String Quartet in a Chamber Music New Zealand countrywide tour.
Notes Includes portraits.
Subjects Chamber Music New Zealand; New Zealand String Quartet; Houstoun, Michael James, 1952-; Pianists; Concert tours


[20 of 79]
Record ID 19261
Title New Zealand String Quartet
Author Werner, Tara
Source New Zealand herald, 1998 August 3 Sec B p 10
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Review of performance by the New Zealand String Quartet presented by the Auckland Chamber Music Society at the Concert Chamber in the Town Hall
Event date: 1998 August 2
Subjects New Zealand String Quartet; Gjelsten, Rolf; Violoncellists


[21 of 79]
Record ID 19816
Title Quartet's quest
Source New Zealand herald, 1995 Sep 27 Sec 3 p 6
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Members of the New Zealand String Quartet meet the expert in Bartok interpretation, Zoltan Szekely, to prepare for their performance of Bartok's six string quartets. Includes portrait
Subjects New Zealand String Quartet; Szekely, Zoltan; Bartok, Bela; Chamber music


[22 of 79]
Record ID 20077
Title Celebrity season 1999: New Zealand String Quartet / Goldner Quartet
Source Music Programme Collection,
Location Special Collections Music Programme Collection - Chamber Music New Zealand - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Programme for a series of concerts by the New Zealand String Quartet and the Goldner Quartet as part of Chamber Music New Zealand's Celebrity season. Works performed included "Mondo Rondo Suite" by New Zealander, Gareth Farr and "String Quartet no. 11 Jabiru Dreaming" by Tasmanian, Peter Sculthorpe. Auckland venue not listed.
Event date: 22 March 1999 (start of season),29 March 1999 (end of season)
Notes Includes one fold-out flyer advertising the New Zealand String Quartet with the Goldner String Quartet performing Mendelssohn's Octet in E flat Opus 20, and the Takac's Quartet's concert season in April and May 1999.
Subjects Chamber music; String quartets; Mondo Rondo Suite (Musical work); Farr, Gareth, 1968-; Jabiru Dreaming (Musical work); Sculthorpe, Peter, 1929-; Chamber Music New Zealand; New Zealand String Quartet; Pohl, Helene; Beilman, Douglas; Ansell, Gillian; Gjelsten, Rolf; Goldner Quartet; Olding, Dene; Hall, Dimity; Morozova, Irina; Smiles, Julian


[23 of 79]
Record ID 20298
Title Season not always in concert
Author Werner, Tara
Source New Zealand herald, 1995 Dec 28 Sec 3 p 16
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Overview and criticism of the 1995 classical music concert season in Auckland
Subjects Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra; Orchestras; New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; Chamber Music New Zealand; Auckland Opera; Opera New Zealand; New Zealand String Quartet; String quartets; Chamber music


[24 of 79]
Record ID 20420
Title Celebrity season 1997
Source Music Programme Collection,
Location Special Collections Music Programme Collection - Chamber Music New Zealand - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Programme for a series of concerts presented by Chamber Music New Zealand as part of their Celebrity season. Listings are for Auckland concerts only.
Event date: 11 March 1997,22 May 1997,3 June 1997,31 July 1997,11 September 1997,5 November 1997
Subjects Chamber music; Piano music; String quartets; Trios; Chamber Music New Zealand; New Zealand String Quartet; Murdock, Katherine; Katz, Paul; Melbourne Windpower (Musical group); Lane, Piers; Canterbury Trio (Musical group); Vertavo String Quartet; Vermeer Quartet; Prazak Quartet; Still, Alexa; Irons, Diedre Allison, 1945-; Nash Ensemble (Musical group); Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell


[25 of 79]
Record ID 20425
Title Celebrity season 1996
Source Music Programme Collection,
Location Special Collections Music Programme Collection - Chamber Music New Zealand - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Programme outlining concerts presented by Chamber Music New Zealand as part of their Celebrity season. Listings are for Auckland concerts only: 24 April, 16 May, 15 June, 5 August, 2 September, 14 October 1996.
Subjects Chamber music; Baroque music; String quartets; Trios; Chamber Music New Zealand; New Zealand String Quartet; Scholes, Peter; Beaux Arts Trio; Houstoun, Michael James, 1952-; Second Millennium (Musical group); Shostakovich Quartet; Menuhin Festival Piano Quartet; German String Trio; Tokyo String Quartet; Goldner Quartet; Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell


[26 of 79]
Record ID 20475
Title Exciting events for string quartet
Author Jenkins, Laurence
Source Sunday star times, 1995 Jun 18
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 20, p 25
Abstract The New Zealand String Quartet has a new programme and two new members.
Subjects New Zealand String Quartet; String quartets; Pohl, Helene; Gjelsten, Rolf; Beilman, Douglas; Ansell, Gillian; Chamber music


[27 of 79]
Record ID 20519
Title Beethoven, the family man
Author Lees, Heath
Source New Zealand herald, 2000 May 8 Sec B p 5
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract The New Zealand String Quartet will perform all of Beethoven's string quartets in six successive major concerts to celebrate a special 50th birthday
Notes Includes photograph
Subjects New Zealand String Quartet


[28 of 79]
Record ID 20610
Title It's hot stuff
Author Biss, Rod
Source Sunday star times, 2000 May 28 Sec F p 4
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Article about the New Zealand String Quartet
Notes Includes photograph
Subjects New Zealand String Quartet


[29 of 79]
Record ID 20886
Title Celebrity season 2000
Source Music Programme Collection,
Location Special Collections Music Programme Collection - Chamber Music New Zealand - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Programme for concerts featured in the Chamber Music New Zealand " Celebrity Season 2000" series. This programme contains only the listings for the Auckland concerts in the series.
Event date: 3 April 2000,20 May 2000,27 June 2000,12 July 2000,11 September 2000,25 October 2000
Subjects Chamber music; Vienna Piano Trio (Musical group); Mendl, Stefan; Redik, Wolfgang; Trefny, Marcus; Windscape (Musical group); Martin, Marya; Taylor, Stephen; Kay, Alan; Morelli, Frank; Jolley, David; Emerson Quartet (Musical group); Drucker, Eugene; Setzer, Philip; Dutton, Lawrence; Finckel, David; Marshev, Oleg; Vogler Quartet (Musical group); Vogler, Tim; Reinecke, Frank; Fehlandt, Stefan; Forck, Stephan; New Zealand String Quartet; Houstoun, Michael James, 1952-; Pohl, Helene; Beilman, Douglas; Ansell, Gillian; Gjelsten, Rolf; Chamber Music New Zealand; Auckland Town Hall


[30 of 79]
Record ID 20923
Title Chamber music starts season on a roll
Author Werner, Tara
Source New Zealand herald, 1996 Apr 17 Sec 3 p 9
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Elizabeth Airey, general manager of Chamber Music New Zealand, talks about the program and artists featuring in the 1996 concert season. Also discusses funding and the change of concert venue. Includes portraits
Subjects Chamber Music New Zealand; Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra; Auckland Sinfonietta; New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; New Zealand String Quartet; Ansell, Gillian; Beilman, Douglas; Gjelsten, Rolf; Airey, Elisabeth Farrant, 1934-; Hall, Neville; Creative New Zealand; Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell; Scholes, Peter; Conductors (Music); Musicians; Composers


[31 of 79]
Record ID 20944
Title Complete Beethoven string quartet cycle
Source Music Programme Collection,
Location Special Collections Music Programme Collection - Chamber Music New Zealand - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Programme of a series of six concerts by the New Zealand String Quartet, presented by Chamber Music New Zealand.
Event date: 12 May 2000 (start of season),30 August 2000 (end of season)
Notes Includes 1 folded flyer outlining the Auckland concert dates and copies of three reviews:
Review of first and second concerts in the series in the New Zealand herald 22 May 2000 Sec B p 4, "Beethoven adventure" by Heath Lees.
Review of fourth concert in the series in the New Zealand herald 29 May 2000 Sec B p 5, "Strung towards perfection" by Heath Lees.
Review of sixth concert in the series in the New Zealand herald 5 June 2000 Sec B p 4, "The New Zealand String Quartet's Beethoven Series" by Heath Lees.
Subjects Chamber music; Chamber Music New Zealand; Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827; String quartets; New Zealand String Quartet; Pohl, Helene; Beilman, Douglas; Ansell, Gillian; Gjelsten, Rolf; Auckland Town Hall


[32 of 79]
Record ID 21149
Title "Boum" to "Belly"
Author Dart, William
Source New Zealand listener, 1996 May 18-24 p 41
Location ARC Serial 052 L77 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Review of Contemporary music performed in Auckland. Features English singer Jane manning. Includes portrait
Subjects Music -- 20th century; Ritchie, Anthony, 1960-; Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra; Tchivzhel, Edvard; Foss, Lukas; Boum Symphony; Renaissance Concerto; Martin, Marya; Manning, Jane; Cresswell, Lyell Richard, 1944-; Prayer for the cure of a sprained back; Rimmer, John, 1939-; Composition 9; De Castro-Robinson, Eve; A chaos of delight II; Elias, Brian; Personal Stereo; Hall, Neville; A splinter in the belly of time; Chamber Music New Zealand; New Zealand String Quartet; Scholes, Peter


[33 of 79]
Record ID 21253
Title The sixth International Festival of the Arts
Author Biss, Rod
Source Music in New Zealand, 1996 Autumn p 44
Location Basement Serial 780.5 M98 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Reviews on performances in the New Zealand International Festival of the Arts held in Wellington. Includes portraits
Event date: 1996 March 1-24
Subjects Festivals; New Zealand International Festival of the Arts; Katya Kabanova; Jenis, Eva; Denygrova, Antonie; Greager, Richard; Kazaris, Peter; Medlyn, Margaret; Coad, Conal; Luther, Mark; New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; Parry, David; Harper, David; Baer, Olaf; Kronos Quartet; Ghost Opera; Dun, Tan; Houstoun, Michael James, 1952-; Body, John Stanley, (aka Jack), 1944-; Scholes, Peter; Farr, Gareth, 1968-; New Zealand String Quartet; Nock, Mike, 1940-; McLeod, Jennifer Helen, 1941-; New Zealand Chamber Orchestra; Irons, Diedre Allison, 1945-; Ivashkin, Alexander; Kandinsky Trio; Albulescu, Eugene; Wright, Patricia; Griffiths, David, 1950-; Barnes, Rosemary Jocelyn; Wellington City Opera; Ferner-Waite, Nicola; Te Kanawa, Kiri Janette, 1944-; New Zealand Wind Quintet; Women composers


[34 of 79]
Record ID 21260
Title New Zealand String Quartet with Peter Scholes
Author Keam, Glenda
Source Music in New Zealand, 1996 Autumn p 57
Location Basement Serial 780.5 M98 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Review of concert by the New zealand String Quartet with soloist Peter Scholes at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell
Event date: 1996 April 24
Subjects New Zealand String Quartet; Chamber Music New Zealand; Scholes, Peter; Hall, Neville


[35 of 79]
Record ID 21638
Author Auckland Chamber Music Society
Source Auckland Chamber Music Society Winter Series, [1996]
Location Special Collections Music Programme Collection - Auckland Chamber Music Society - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Programme of concerts presented by the Auckland Chamber Music Society at the Carlton Hotel Auckland
Event date: 1996, May 26, June 23, July 14, August 25
Notes Review in: New Zealand Herald 1996/May/27 1:17 reviewed by Heath Lees
Review in : New Zealand Herald 1996/Jun/24 1:15 Reviewed by Heath Lees
Review in :New Zealand Herald 1996/Jul/15 1:13 Reviewed by Tara Werner
Review in : New Zealand Herald 1996/ Aug 26 B12 Reviewed by Tara Werner
Subjects Auckland Chamber Music Society; Mapp, Richard; Edvaldsdottir, Sigrun; New Zealand String Quartet; Austin, Katherine; Tennant, James; Grodd, Uwe-Alexander; Napoli, Matteo; Chamber music


[36 of 79]
Record ID 21881
Title Musicians hit Nelson for work and play
Author Werner, Tara
Source Sunday star times, 1997 Jan 13 Sec B p 13
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Interview with artistic director of the New Zealand Chamber Music Festival, Douglas Beilman. Includes portraits
Event date: 1997 January 11 - 31
Notes Includes photos of Mike Nock, jazz pianist, Douglas Beilman and Alexa Still, flautist
Subjects New Zealand Festival of Chamber Music; Chamber music; New Zealand String Quartet; Medlyn, Margaret; Kapohe, Deborah Wai; Houstoun, Michael James, 1952-; Mapp, Richard; Tennant, James; Still, Alexa; New Zealand Chamber Orchestra; Olding, Dene; Morozova, Irina; Jewett, Ellen; Wassertzug, Uri; Nock, Mike, 1940-; Nairobi Trio; Saxcess


[37 of 79]
Record ID 21932
Title Bank of New Zealand Winter series 2
Author Auckland Chamber Music Society; New Zealand String Quartet; Scholes, Peter
Source Auckland Chamber Music Society, [1995]
Location Special Collections Music Programme Collection - Auckland Chamber Music Society - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Concert programme of the Auckland Chamber Music Society concert featuring the New Zealand String Quartet with Peter Scholes at the Carlton Hotel, Auckland
Event date: 1995 July 2
Subjects Auckland Chamber Music Society; New Zealand String Quartet; Scholes, Peter; Chamber music


[38 of 79]
Record ID 21935
Title Bank of New Zealand Winter Series- bonus concert
Author Auckland Chamber Music Society; New Zealand String Quartet; Vesmas, Tamas; Scholes, Peter
Source Auckland Chamber Music Society, [1995]
Location Special Collections Music Programme Collection - Auckland Chamber Music Society- ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Concert programme of Auckland Chamber Music Society bonus concert featuring the New Zealand String Quartet with pianist Tamas Vesmas and clarinetist Peter Scholes at the Carlton Hotel, Auckland
Event date: 1995 July 1
Notes Review in New Zealand Herald 3/7/95 1:17
Reviewed by Tara Werner
Reviews 1st and 2nd July concerts
Subjects Auckland Chamber Music Society; New Zealand String Quartet; Vesmas, Tamas; Scholes, Peter; Chamber music


[39 of 79]
Record ID 22037
Title Hot Young Things
Source Music Programme Collection,
Location Special Collections Music Programme Collection - New Zealand String Quartet - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Programme of a series of concerts by the New Zealand String Quartet performing works by local composers: "String Quartet" by Helen Fisher, "String Quartet" by Rene Gruss, "Egg and tongue" by Juliet Palmer, "String Quartet" by Jeroen Speak and "Glittering Fragments" by Patrick Shepherd.
Event date: 23 August 1995 (start of season),14 September 1995(end of season)
Subjects Chamber music; String quartets; New Zealand String Quartet; Pohl, Helene; Beilman, Douglas; Ansell, Gillian; Gjelsten, Rolf; Music -- 20th century; Fisher, Helen; Gruss, Rene; Palmer, Juliet; Speak, Jeroen; Shepherd, Patrick; University of Auckland. Music Theatre


[40 of 79]
Record ID 22073
Title New Zealand String Quartet with Peter Scholes
Source Music Programme Collection,
Location Special Collections Music Programme Collection - Chamber Music New Zealand - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Concert programme of Chamber Music New Zealand concert featuring the New Zealand String Quartet with clarinettist Peter Scholes at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Auckland
Event date: 1997 April 15-27
Notes Reviewed in New Zealand Herald 25/4/96 1:17
Reviewed by Tara Werner
Subjects Chamber Music New Zealand; New Zealand String Quartet; Scholes, Peter; Chamber music


[41 of 79]
Record ID 22111
Title Awards finalists
Source Rip it up, April 1997 page 8
Location Basement Serial 784.54 R59 O/S ASK AT DESK,
Abstract List of finalists for the 1997 Clear Music and Entertainment Awards, 3 May 1997.
Subjects Clear Music & Entertainment Awards; Runga, Bic; DLT (Musician); Garageland (Musical group); Straw People (Musical group); Mutton Birds (Musical group); Paki, Emma; OMC (Musical group); Ness, Che, (aka Che Fu), 1974-; McDonald, Fiona; Eade, Jeremy; Toogood, Jon; Shihad (Musical group); Crowded House (Musical group); Campion, Jane; Jackson, Peter Robert, 1961-; Tilby, Andrew; Haimona, Daniel; Cake, Ed; Cook, Andrea; Usoalii, Lole; Antonuvich, Mary-Anne; Bike (Musical group); Bressa Creeting Cake (Musical group); Dam Native; St Joseph's Maori Girls College Choir; Turakina Maori Girls College Choir; Bartlett, Gray, 1942-; Dugan, Brendan; Vaughan, Jodi, 1950 -; Coalrangers (Musical group); Marsh, Dennis; Crummer, Annie; Mikaele, Felise; Five Stars (Musical group); Blue Train (Musical group); Jazz in the Present Tense; Nairobi Trio; Ivashkin, Alexander; Vesmas, Tamas; New Zealand String Quartet; New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; Furst, Janos; Houstoun, Michael James, 1952-; Bickerton, Bob; Scorey, Michael; Wild Geese (Musical group); Silva, Evan; Jacobsen, Max; Lads (Musical group); Major, Malvina; McCormick, Gary Wayne, 1951-; Finn, Neil Mullane, 1958-; Kapohe, Deborah Wai; Moffatt, Glen; Ellis, Mark; Ridge, Matthew; Fuemana, Paul; Metzger, Derek; Mune, Ian; Cross, Tina; Secret garden (Musical); Crucible (Theatre); Travels with my Aunt (theatre); Darby, Bridgit; Gleeson, Paul; Jansson, Alan; Rayner, Eddie; Welsford, Malcolm; Steven, Karl; Van de Geer, Chris; Huntington, Rick; Supergroove (Musical group)


[42 of 79]
Record ID 22150
Title Key to Brahms sextet "more passion, less transparency"
Author Werner, Tara
Source New Zealand herald, 1997 Mar 10 Sec B p 11
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 20, p 109
Abstract American viola player Katherine Murdock joins the New Zealand String Quartet with visiting cellist Paul Katz for the opening concert of a Chamber Music New Zealand series.
Subjects Chamber Music New Zealand; Murdock, Katherine; Violists; Katz, Paul; Violoncellists; New Zealand String Quartet; Chamber music


[43 of 79]
Record ID 22557
Title Auckland Chamber Orchestra
Author Lees, Heath
Source New Zealand herald, 4 October 2000 p 6, Sec A
Location ARC Microfilm - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Review of concert by the Auckland Chamber Orchestra with Peter Scholes and Douglas Beilman. Concert held at the Town Hall.
Subjects Auckland Chamber Orchestra; Musical groups; Conductors (Music); Violinists; Chamber music; New Zealand String Quartet; Scholes, Peter; Beilman, Douglas; Hamilton, David, 1955-; Auckland Town Hall


[44 of 79]
Record ID 22565
Title Chamber Music New Zealand
Author Werner, Tara
Source New Zealand herald, 26 October 2000 p 6, Sec A
Location ARC Microfilm - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Review of concert presented by Chamber Music New Zealand celebrating its 50th anniversary. The concert featured a new work by composer Lyell Cresswell performed by the New Zealand String Quartet with Michael Houstoun. The concert was held at the Town Hall.
Event date: 25 October 2000
Subjects Chamber music; Chamber Music New Zealand; Cresswell, Lyell Richard, 1944-; Houstoun, Michael James, 1952-; New Zealand String Quartet; Quartets; Auckland Town Hall


[45 of 79]
Record ID 22644
Title Quartet chosen to air long-neglected work
Author Smith, Howard
Source New Zealand herald, 8 Jan 2001 Sec B p 4
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract The New Zealand String Quartet has been picked to record a 1930s composition by Zoltan Szekely
Subjects New Zealand String Quartet; Musical recordings


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Record ID 22717
Title Performing rites
Author Norris, David Owen
Source Symphony Quarterly, January-March 1998 volume 15, page 10-11
Location Basement Serial 780.5 S98 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Article discusses various rituals musicians perform before concerts.
Notes Includes portrait.
Subjects Symphony Quarterly; Musicians; Rituals; Galway, James; Schiff, Andras; Pletnev, Mikhail; Kennedy, Nigel; Davies, Neal; Collins, Michael; Berstein, Leonard; Rodzinski, Artur; Cherkassky, Shura; Horowitz, Vladimir; Guns n' Roses; Houstoun, Michael James, 1952-; Major, Malvina; Pohl, Helene; Gjelsten, Rolf; Ansell, Gillian; Beilman, Douglas; New Zealand String Quartet


[47 of 79]
Record ID 24297
Title Aotea Centre Fazioli series
Author New Zealand String Quartet; Jones, Victoria; Sayer, Bryan
Source Music Programme Collection,
Location Special Collections Music Programme Collection - Aotea Centre - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Programme of concert by Victoria Jones, double bass, and Bryan Sayer, with the New Zealand String Quartet in the Fazioli series at the Aotea Centre
Event date: 29 September 1991
Subjects New Zealand String Quartet; Jones, Victoria; Sayer, Bryan; Aotea Centre, Auckland; Fazioli series


[48 of 79]
Record ID 24627
Title Classics on Sunday
Author New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; Williams, Carolyn; Auckland Sinfonietta; New Zealand String Quartet; Jennings, Anthony, 1945-1995; Benfell, Anthony; Creagh, Roger; Camara Piano Trio
Source Music Programme Collection,
Location Special Collections Music Programme Collection - Aotea Centre - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Programme of a concert presented from 1-6 pm in the foyer of the Aotea Centre, featuring the New Zealand S.O.'s Antiphonal Brass Choir, harpist Carolyn Williams, the Auckland Sinfonietta, the New Zealand String Quartet, Anthony Jennings, Anthony Benfell, Roger Creagh and the Camara Piano Trio.
Event date: 16 September 1990
Subjects Aotea Centre, Auckland; New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; Williams, Carolyn; Auckland Sinfonietta; New Zealand String Quartet; Jennings, Anthony, 1945-1995; Benfell, Anthony Gordon, d.1999; Creagh, Roger; Camara Piano Trio


[49 of 79]
Record ID 28151
Title Student compositions
Source New Zealand listener, 1 March 1963
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 1 p 16
Abstract Recording of compositions by members of Victoria University Students' Music Society from last year's concert to be broadcast, including works by Kit Powell, Jenny McLeod (president) and Peter Woodham.
Notes Includes portrait (Jenny McLeod)
Subjects Victoria University Students Music Society; Powell, Kit; McLeod, Jennifer Helen, 1941-; Woodham, Peter; New Zealand String Quartet; Johansen, Lars; Women composers; Composers


[50 of 79]
Record ID 28729
Title New works included in contemporary programme
Quartet by NZ writer presented
Source Auckland star, 3 August 1961; 8 August 1961
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 1 p 101
Abstract Details of the concert to be given by the Auckland Society for Contemporary Music in the University Hall with various ensembles and artists, and featuring a string quartet by promising young composer Anthony Watson.
Review of the concert
Event date: 6 August 1961
Notes See also New Zealand herald, 7 August 1961 - New work presented at concert - in New Zealand music scrapbook, v 1 p 101
Subjects Auckland Society for Contemporary Music; University Hall; New Zealand String Quartet; Watson, Anthony, 1933-1973; Franchi, Dorothea, 1920-2003; Women composers; Tremain, Ronald, 1923-1998; Wilson, Ken; Millar, Hazel; Auckland Wind Group; Menzies, David


[51 of 79]
Record ID 30854
Title Celebrity Season : simply soul food
Source Music Programme Collection,
Location Special Collections Music Programme Collection - Chamber Music New Zealand - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Programme of Chamber Music New Zealand's Celebrity Season for 2003.
Event date: 26 March 2003 (start of season),20 November 2003 (end of season)
Subjects Chamber music; Chamber Music New Zealand; St Lawrence String Quartet; Nuttall, Geoff; Shiffman, Barry; Robertson, Lesley; Parrini, Alberto; Leopold String Trio; Thorsen, Marianne; Dickinson, Scott; Gould, Kate; Lewis, Paul; Southern Cross Soloists (Musical group); Frazer, Tania; Dean, Paul; Dean, Leesa; Luff, Peter; Power, Kevin; Eroica Piano Trio; Pena, Adela; Sant'Ambrogio, Sara; Nickrenz, Erika; New Zealand String Quartet; Pohl, Helene; Beilman, Douglas; Ansell, Gillian; Gjelsten, Rolf; Salzmann, Edith; Quatuor Mosaiques (Musical group); Hobarth, Erich; Bischof, Andrea; Mitterer, Anita; Coin, Christophe


[52 of 79]
Record ID 35290
Title Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration Tour
Source Music Programme Collection,
Location Special Collections Music Programme Collection - Chamber Music New Zealand - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Programme of Chamber Music New Zealand's fiftieth anniversary celebration tour featuring the New Zealand String Quartet and Michael Houston. Programme includes a list of New Zealand composers commissioned by the organisation. Auckland venue not listed.
Event date: 26 October 2000 (start of season),8 November 2000 (end of season)
Subjects Chamber music; Chamber Music New Zealand; String quartets; New Zealand String Quartet; Pohl, Helene; Beilman, Douglas; Ansell, Gillian; Gjelsten, Rolf; Houstoun, Michael James, 1952-


[53 of 79]
Record ID 35316
Title Celebrity season 2002: New Zealand String Quartet
Source Music Programme Collection,
Location Special Collections Music Programme Collection - Chamber Music New Zealand - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Programme of a series of concerts by the New Zealand String Quartet, presented by Chamber Music New Zealand as part of their Celebrity season. Auckland venue is not listed.
Event date: 26 August 2002 (start of season),10 September 2002 (end of season)
Subjects Chamber music; Chamber Music New Zealand; String quartets; New Zealand String Quartet; Pohl, Helene; Ehlers, Ralf; Beilman, Douglas; Gjelsten, Rolf


[54 of 79]
Record ID 35466
Title 1991 Celebrity Chamber Music series: New Zealand String Quartet and Peter Scholes
Source Music Programme Collection,
Location Special Collections Music Programme Collection - New Zealand String Quartet - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Programme of a concert by the New Zealand String Quartet, with Peter Scholes on clarinet, supported by the Music Federation of New Zealand. Works performed included "Wolf" by New Zealander, Noel Sanders. NB: concert was re-scheduled to 7 October 1991.
Event date: 18 September 1991
Notes Includes one review: "New Zealand String Quartet and Peter Scholes at the Town Hall last night", New Zealand herald, and one announcement notice that the "concert was cancelled due to illness".
Subjects Chamber music; String quartets; Wolf (Musical work); Sanders, Noel, 1948-; New Zealand String Quartet; Smith, Wilma; Beilman, Douglas; Ansell, Gillian; Young, Josephine; Scholes, Peter; Auckland Town Hall


[55 of 79]
Record ID 35468
Title New Zealand String Quartet and Peter Scholes at the Town Hall last night
Author Saunders, L. C. M.
Source New Zealand herald, 8 October 1991
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Review of a concert, re-scheduled from 18 September 1991 to 7 October 1991, by the New Zealand String Quartet and Peter Scholes. Absent from the NZ String Quartet were Wilma Smith, replaced as leader by Douglas Beilman, and Josephine Young, replaced by James Tennant. Dean Major joined to complete the quartet. Before the concert, the members of the St Cuthbert's Haydn Trio, the Camena Quartet and the Lydian Trio were presented with subscriptions for the Music Federation's next season, and the St Cuthbert's Hayden Trio gave a favourable performance of part of Haydn trio.
Subjects Chamber music; String quartets; New Zealand Federation of Chamber Music Societies; Scholes, Peter; New Zealand String Quartet; Smith, Wilma; Beilman, Douglas; Young, Josephine; Tennant, James; Major, Dean; Ansell, Gillian; St Cuthbert's Hadyn Trio; Farrow, Melissa; Liu, Linda; Wilson, Francessa; Camena Quartet (Musical group); Lydian Trio (Musical group); Auckland Town Hall


[56 of 79]
Record ID 35472
Title Exquisite debut
Author Saunders, L. C. M.
Source New Zealand herald, 8 June 1988
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Review of the New Zealand String Quartet's debut Auckland concert, 7 June 1988.
Subjects Chamber music; String quartets; New Zealand String Quartet; Smith, Wilma; Ansell, Gillian; Young, Josephine; Costantino, Sandro; Maidment Arts Centre


[57 of 79]
Record ID 35478
Title Some real potential
Author Werner, Tara
Source Auckland star, 8 June 1988
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Review of the debut Auckland concert by the newly-formed New Zealand String Quartet, 7 June 1988.
Subjects Chamber music; String quartets; New Zealand String Quartet; Smith, Wilma; Maidment Arts Centre


[58 of 79]
Record ID 35480
Title In Concert: Fickle audiences
Author Dart, William
Source New Zealand listener, 26 November 1988 p 75
Location ARC Serial 052 L77 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Review of the New Zealand Chamber Orchestra's first Auckland concert (full date not given), and the New Zealand String Quartet's second Auckland concert, 10 November 1988.
Event date: November 1988
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Chamber music; New Zealand Chamber Orchestra; Tawroszewicz, Jan; Yendoll, Vyvyan; Auckland Town Hall; String quartets; New Zealand String Quartet; Maidment Arts Centre


[59 of 79]
Record ID 35483
Title Quartet blossoms
Author Saunders, L. C. M.
Source New Zealand herald, 11 November 1988
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Review of the New Zealand String Quartet's second Auckland concert.
Event date: 10 November 1988
Subjects Chamber music; String quartets; New Zealand String Quartet; Smith, Wilma; Maidment Arts Centre


[60 of 79]
Record ID 35484
Title Quartet builds to brilliance
Author Saunders, L. C. M.
Source New Zealand herald, 23 March 1989
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Review of the opening night concert of the Music Federation of New Zealand's 1989 season, performed by the New Zealand String Quartet, 22 March 1989.
Subjects Chamber music; String quartets; New Zealand String Quartet; Smith, Wilma; Young, Josephine; New Zealand Federation of Chamber Music Societies; Auckland Town Hall


[61 of 79]
Record ID 35486
Title String quartet shows off its polish
Author Werner, Tara
Source New Zealand herald, 22 March 1989
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Review of the opening Music Federation concert for the 1989 season, performed by the New Zealand String Quartet, 21 March 1989. Mention was made that the quartet was about to travel to Canada to perform in the Banff International String Quartet competition.
Subjects Chamber music; String quartets; New Zealand String Quartet; Smith, Wilma; New Zealand Federation of Chamber Music Societies; Banff International String Quartet Competition, Canada; Auckland Town Hall


[62 of 79]
Record ID 35643
Title Celebrity season 1996: New Zealand String Quartet with Peter Scholes
Source Music Programme Collection,
Location Special Collections Music Programme Collection - Chamber Music New Zealand - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Programme of a series of concerts by the New Zealand String Quartet with Peter Scholes, presented by Chamber Music New Zealand as part of their Celebrity season. Works performed included "A splinter of silence in the belly of time" by Wellington-born composer, Neville Hall.
Event date: 15 April 1996 (start of season),27 April 1996 (end of season)
Notes Includes review from New Zealand herald 25 April 1996 Sec 1 p 17 by Tara Werner
Subjects Chamber music; A Splinter of silence in the belly of time (Musical work); Hall, Neville; Chamber Music New Zealand; New Zealand String Quartet; Pohl, Helene; Beilman, Douglas; Ansell, Gillian; Gjelsten, Rolf; Scholes, Peter; Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell


[63 of 79]
Record ID 35671
Title International concert season 1994
Source Music Programme Collection,
Location Special Collections Music Programme Collection - Chamber Music New Zealand - ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Programme in the form of a fold-out flyer listing all the concerts presented by Chamber Music New Zealand for 1994. Some of the concerts listed were performed outside Auckland. All Auckland concerts were held at the Town Hall, not the St James Theatre as listed.
Event date: 19 March 1994 (start of season),4 November 1994 (end of season)
Subjects Chamber music; Chamber Music New Zealand; Bashmet, Yuri; Moscow Conservatory (Musical group); Lark Quartet; Tawroszewicz, Jan; Irons, Diedre Allison, 1945-; Canberra Wind Soloists (Musical group); Takacs Quartet; New Zealand String Quartet; Houstoun, Michael James, 1952-; Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio; Guerin, David; Still-de-Lisle-Tennant Trio (Musical group); Auckland Town Hall


[64 of 79]
Record ID 36877
Title Musician glad to be coming back
Source New Zealand herald, 9 March 1967
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 5 p 49
Abstract Alex Lindsay is returning to take up the appointment as leader of the NZBC Symphony Orchestra. He hopes also to conduct concerts again with the Alex Lindsay String Orchestra which he originally founded.
Notes Includes portrait
See also New Zealand listener , 19 May 1967 - Alex Lindsay - in New Zealand music scrapbook, v 5 p 93 (Includes portrait)
Subjects Lindsay, Alex, 1919-1974; Violinists; NZBC Symphony Orchestra; NZBS National Orchestra; Alex Lindsay String Orchestra; New Zealand String Quartet; Awards and honours


[65 of 79]
Record ID 46743
Title Alex Lindsay
Author Jensen, Owen
Source New Zealand listener, 16 August 1971
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 9 p 51
Abstract Profile of Alex Lindsay as violinist and conductor.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Lindsay, Alex, 1919-1974; Violinists; Conductors (Music); Community Arts Service; Alex Lindsay String Orchestra; Lindsay Orchestra of Wellington; Orchestras; New Zealand String Quartet; Hanna, Ritchie; Adams, Glynne; Wilkinson, Farquhar


[66 of 79]
Record ID 63581
Title Strung out on strings
Source New Zealand herald, 6 October 1987
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, volume 16 page 189
Abstract The Music Federation is behind the establishment of the country's first full-time string quartet. Wilma Smith is the leader of the group.
Notes Includes portrait of Wilma Smith.
Subjects String quartet; Musical groups; New Zealand String Quartet; Chamber music; Smith, Wilma; Ansell, Gillian; Young, Josephine; Constantino, Sandro; Violinists; Violists; Violoncellists; Music Federation of New Zealand; Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council; Stout Trust; Finance


[67 of 79]
Record ID 63771
Title Chamber stars
Source Auckland star, 15 March 1988
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 16 p 230
Abstract The New Zealand Chamber Orchestra opens the Music Federation's international concert season at the Auckland Town Hall. Alexa Still is guest soloist. Details of other artists performing in the Federation series
Notes Includes portrait of the NZ Chamber Orchestra..
Subjects Music Federation of New Zealand; Chamber music; New Zealand Chamber Orchestra; Orchestras; Still, Alexa; Flautists; Chilingirian Quartet; Takacs Quartet; Borodin Trio; New Zealand String Quartet; Auckland Wind Quintet; Guerin, David; Pianists; Auckland Town Hall


[68 of 79]
Record ID 63780
Title String attractions
Author Coke, Merrill
Source Listener, 27 February 1988
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, volume 16 page 238-239
Abstract Feature article on the New Zealand String Quartet, launched by the Music Federation from suggestions first floated more than 30 years ago.
Includes career details of players.
Notes Includes portrait.
See also Auckland star, 22 May 1988 - A dream fulfilled in new string quartet - in New Zealand music scrapbook, volume 16 page 258 (Includes portraits).
Subjects String quartets; Musical groups; New Zealand String Quartet; Chamber music; Smith, Wilma; Ansell, Gillian; Young, Josephine; Constantino, Sandro; Violinists; Violists; Violoncellists; Music Federation of New Zealand; Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council; Stout Trust; Finance


[69 of 79]
Record ID 64134
Title Musicians "may as well be married"
Source Auckland star, 30 July 1988
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, volume 16 page 287
Abstract The New Zealand String Quartet is featured in a Kaleidoscope programme.
Subjects String quartets; New Zealand String Quartet; Smith, Wilma; Ansell, Gillian; Young, Josephine; Constantino, Sandro; Violinists; Violists; Violoncellists


[70 of 79]
Record ID 64256
Source New Zealand herald, 4 October 1988
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 17 p 23
Abstract The New Zealand String Quartet is on its second tour. Details of Auckland performance.
Subjects New Zealand String Quartet; String quartets


[71 of 79]
Record ID 64653
Title NZ quartet chosen
Source New Zealand herald, 6 March 1969
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 17 p 56
Abstract The New Zealand String Quartet has been selected to compete in an international competition in Canada.
Subjects New Zealand String Quartet; String quartets; Contests


[72 of 79]
Record ID 64692
Title Tour puts extra string in top-ranking bow
Source Auckland star, 26 March 1989
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, volume 17 page 62
Abstract Details of the current tour by the New Zealand String Quartet.
Notes Includes portrait.
Subjects New Zealand String Quartet; String quartets; Ansell, Gillian; Young, Josephine; Constantino, Sandro; Smith, Wilma; Concert tours


[73 of 79]
Record ID 64694
Title Acclaimed quartet
Source New Zealand herald, 21 March 1989
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, volume 17 page 64
Abstract The New Zealand String Quartet perform for the opening concert of the Music Federation's 1989 chamber music season. The group is currently on its third national tour.
Notes Includes portrait.
Subjects New Zealand String Quartet; String quartets; Ansell, Gillian; Young, Josephine; Constantino, Sandro; Smith, Wilma; Concert tours; Music Federation of New Zealand


[74 of 79]
Record ID 66275
Source New Zealand herald, 8 October 1992
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 17, p 367
Abstract The Music Federation of New Zealand has become Chamber Music New Zealand. Includes a history of the organisation from the 1940s and details of this year's programme.
Subjects Music Federation of New Zealand; Chamber Music New Zealand; Associations, institutions, etc.; Auckland Town Hall Concert Chamber; Haddon Hall; Chamber music; School music; Contests; Westpac School Music Contest; New Zealand String Quartet; New Zealand Chamber Orchestra; String quartets; Orchestras; Composers; Zagni, Ivan; Borodin Quartet; Wang, Zheng-Rong; Violinists; Keller Quartet; Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble; Kane, Christopher; Austin, Katherine; Canterbury Trio; Tawroszewicz, Jan; Irons, Diedre Allison, 1945-; Ivashkin, Alexander; Pianists; Violoncellists


[75 of 79]
Record ID 76022
Title Big sound for quartet
Author Patterson, Amy
Source Central leader, 12 January 2005 p 18
Location ARC Serial 072 C39 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Musicians will add their vocal chords to the sound of violins and cellos when the Chamber Music New Zealand season opens in March. The New Zealand String Quartet's instruments will be amplified for an adventurous piece called 'Black Angels' by George Crumb. The piece is inspired by the Vietnam War and includes different sounds to mimic a battle.
Notes includes portrait
Subjects New Zealand String Quartet; Chamber Music New Zealand


[76 of 79]
Record ID 78826
Source Arts times/Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of N.Z. May/June 1988 p 16
Location Basement Serial 705 A79 ASK AT DESK,
Subjects New Zealand String Quartet; String quartets


[77 of 79]
Record ID 81437
Title Vietnam War inspires quartet performance
Author Ling, Jenny
Source Central leader, 16 March 2005 page 16
Location ARC Serial 072 C39 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract A strings group became warriors of sorts when they plug in their instruments to rouse an audience with a work inspired by Vietnam war. The amplified stringed instruments produce a sound that has been described as surreal and unnerving.
Subjects New Zealand String Quartet; Music; Vietnam War, 1961-1975


[78 of 79]
Record ID 122423
Title New Zealand String Quartet celebrate Britten
Source Gulf news, 5 September 2013 page 46
Location ARC Serial 995.725 G96 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Announces a concert by the New Zealand String Quartet, pictured, which celebrates Benjamin Britten's centenary. The concert, Bravo! Britten will be held at the Whittaker's Music Museum.
Notes Includes portrait.
Subjects Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976; Music; New Zealand String Quartet; Whittaker's Musical Museum


[79 of 79]
Record ID 126688
Title Kids and professionals make music together
Author Evans, Adrian
Source East and Bays courier, 18 September 2013 page 19
Location ARC Serial 072 E13 ASK AT DESK,
Photographers Evans, Adrian
Abstract Dr Joel Harrop is the programme director of the Otara-based student orchestra, Sistema Aotearoa. Gives details about the orchestra as well as biographical details about Joe Harrap and why he came to be associated with Sistema. Includes photographs: Dr Jarrop lead in the orchestra, Gillian Ansell playing along Sistema musicians; Allan Birch of Sistema with Doug Beilman of the New Zealand String Quartet.
Notes Includes portrait.
Subjects Ansell, Gillian; Birch, Allan; Harrop, Joe; New Zealand String Quartet; Orchestras; Otara; Sistema (factory); Students
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