Australian String Quartet 2018
Welcome to the Australian String Quartet 2018 season. From the surging momentum of Philip Glass to the contemplative closure of Shostakovich’s tenth string quartet, ASQ are pleased to present a menu of works that will traverse the vast spectrum of human emotions.Major works of the master composers, Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Schubert and Shostakovich headline each program. Interspersed among these milestones are a selection of audacious contributions from leading figures of the contemporary musical world. Through the lens of these modern works, the masterworks of the past are viewed in a new light, restoring the potency of their uplifting spirit.
This is a journey of contrasts that will ignite your senses and provide food for thought. In the spirit of curiosity and adventure, we invite you to join us as we uncover these musical gems, old and new.
Dale, Francesca, Stephen and Sharon.