Australian String Quartet

ARTISTIC DIRECTORS: DALE BARLTROP, FRANCESCA HIEW, STEPHEN KING & SHARON DRAPER

With a rich history spanning over 30 years, the Australian String Quartet (ASQ) has a strong national profile as an Australian chamber music group of excellence, performing at the highest international level. From its home base at the University of Adelaide, Elder Conservatorium of Music, the ASQ delivers a vibrant annual artistic program encompassing performances, workshops, commissions and education projects across Australia and abroad.

2017 SEASON

A three performance subscription and single tickets to Australian String Quartet's 2017 season is available now via City Recital Hall's Box Office and website. Click here to view all Australian String Quartet events currently on sale via City Recital Hall's Box Office and website. 

MIGRATION

Wed 31 May 7pm

With guest artist, guitarist Slava Grigoryan, the ASQ dissolves the boundaries of jazz and classical style. The concert is crowned by Schubert’s heartfelt and lyrical String Quartet in G major.

HOMEWARD

Mon 14 Aug 7pm

Brimming with optimism and self-confidence, the quartets of Dvořák, Britten and Paul Stanhope celebrate the adventure of new opportunity and the joy of homecoming.

BEGINNINGS

Tue 14 Nov 7pm

The ASQ travels across musical time to encompass historical eras: Baroque eloquence, Romantic intensity and Classical grandeur, crowned by Beethoven’s revolutionary first ‘Razumovsky’ Quartet.