New Zealand String Quartet

New Zealand String Quartet has established an international reputation for its insightful interpretations, compelling communication, and dynamic performing style. The Quartet is known for its imaginative programming and for its powerful connection with audiences of all kinds. 

NZSQ 2016

New Zealand String Quartet 2016 Photo: NZSQ

New Zealand String Quartet

NZSQ logo Acclaimed performances in London's Wigmore Hall and the City of London Festival, in New York at the Frick Collection, and in Washington's Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium have led to regular touring in the UK, Europe and North America.  The Quartet has also toured in Mexico, Curaçao, Japan, Korea, and China, and made many visits to Australia, including the Australian Festival of Chamber Music in Townsville and the Canberra International Music Festival.  Much-loved by audiences in New Zealand, the country's premier chamber ensemble presents a vast array of concerts in venues large and small all over the country each year.

New Zealand String Quartet website

Helene Pohl, violin
Monique Lapins, violin
Gillian Ansell, viola
Rolf Gjelsten, cello