7 Aug 2017

Wellington group claim NZCT Chamber Music title

From Upbeat, 1:00 pm on 7 August 2017

Wellington ensemble Druz’ya Quartet has won the NZCT Chamber Music Contest with their performance of Shostakovich’s String Quartet no. 8. The players talk with Clarissa Dunn about the difficult work they chose and how their other talents add to their musical performances. Judge pianist Stephen de Pledge explains how the strong competition is a positive thing for chamber music in New Zealand.

Stephen De Pledge

Stephen De Pledge Photo: Supplied