Past Event1 Oct 2016

QuintEssence Mini Festival

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Great Hall, Auckland Town Hall

Classical music

Festival programme - Saturday, 1 October

11am – Concert One

Mozart – String Quintet No. 3 in C K515

Mozart  String Quintet No. 6 in Eb K614

3pm – Concert Two

Mozart – String Quintet No. 5 in D K593

Brahms – String Quintet No. 1 in F ‘Spring’ Op. 88

4.30pm – Five on a Musical Adventure

Free seminar on Mozart and Brahms, hosted by Frances Moore

7.30pm – Concert Three

Mozart – String Quintet No. 4 in G minor K516

Salina Fisher – New work (CMNZ commission)

Brahms – String Quintet No. 2 in G Op. 111

The New Zealand String Quartet is joined by Grammy-nominated American violist James Dunham for this special day highlighting masterpieces from Brahms and Mozart.

They are performing two concerts, at 3pm and 7.30pm, each featuring one of the Brahms Quintets paired with one of the great Mozart Quintets. The evening concert will also premiere a new work by young New Zealand composer, Salina Fisher.

The festival includes an additional 11am concert performed by the Pettman Players, a group of aspiring young Kiwi musicians, timed perfectly to enjoy with your mid-morning coffee.

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