Flinders Quartet | Open Rehearsal

Free entry – registration required The Flinders Quartet’s 2019 open rehearsals are behind the glass walls of the Activities Room at the Docklands library. Discover this world class library facility and hear a concert in the making.  

 
Flinders Quartet: Shostakovich – through the lens of the string quartet

Selected movements from the string quartets of Shostakovich, curated by Flinders Quartet with dramaturge, Richard Piper.

 
Flinders Quartet: Shostakovich – through the lens of the string quartet

Selected movements from the string quartets of Shostakovich, curated by Flinders Quartet with dramaturge, Richard Piper.

 
Flinders Quartet brought to life a vivid picture of Shostakovich through the lens of his string quartets

Unfortunately it’s not often that you see concert programmes combining the spoken word with live music, but in regards to the life and music of Shostakovich, it seems only natural. A composer who often felt the full effects of Stalinist…

 
Flinders Quartet: Shostakovich – through the lens of the string quartet

Selected movements from the string quartets of Shostakovich, curated by Flinders Quartet with dramaturge, Richard Piper

 
Flinders Quartet: Shostakovich – through the lens of the string quartet

Tickets (includes afternoon tea provided by the venue from 2:30pm): Adult $49 | Concession/Under 30 $32 | Student $22 | Child $17 Selected movements from the string quartets of Shostakovich, curated by Flinders Quartet with dramaturge, Richard Piper. In a…

 
Flinders Quartet: Shostakovich – through the lens of the string quartet

Tickets: Adult $50 | Student $20 Selected movements from the string quartets of Shostakovich, curated by Flinders Quartet with dramaturge, Richard Piper. In a unique concept, Flinders Quartet explore Shostakovich’s life through a prism of his string quartets. Inspired by…

 
Flinders Quartet: Shostakovich – through the lens of the string quartet

Tickets: Adult $45 | Pensioners $35 | Students $25 Program: Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH | String Quartet Cycle Selected movements from the string quartets of Shostakovich, curated by Flinders Quartet and dramaturge, Richard Piper. Robert SCHUMANN | String Quartet No. 3 in A major,…

 
Flinders Quartet 2019 Composer Development Program participants announced

Launching from a supremely successful inaugural composer workshop in 2016, Flinders Quartet’s (FQ) Composer Development Program is now an annual event, the quartet has invited six emerging composers from across Australia to participate in the 2019 program: Oliver Beard, NSW…

 
Flinders Quartet at Peninsula Music Society

Program MATTHEW LAING New Commission (world premiere) ROBERT SCHUMANN String Quartet No. 3 in A major, Op. 41, No. 3 JOSEPH HAYDN String Quartet Op. 64, No. 3 Matthew Laing was the winner of the Scarlet’s Fund residency award as…

 
Flinders Quartet: Quartet

Impressed by his unique and engaging concept of sound and gift of musical architecture, Flinders asked Matthew to choose which works best pair with his compositional voice.

 
Flinders Quartet: Quartet

Impressed by his unique and engaging concept of sound and gift of musical architecture, Flinders asked Matthew to choose which works best pair with his compositional voice.

 
Flinders Quartet: Quartet

Impressed by his unique and engaging concept of sound and gift of musical architecture, Flinders asked Matthew to choose which works best pair with his compositional voice.

 
Flinders Quartet 2019 Concert Season Subscription

For 2019, Flinders Quartet has curated a season program that takes musical risks, adds lashes of quartet favourites and continues to push the creative boundaries

 
Flinders Quartet: Is it True? (Ist es wahr?)

Mendelssohn was fascinated by Beethoven as a teenager and his Op. 13 string quartet draws on inspiration from this great master, as well as his own song Frage which asks the question “Ist es wahr?”

 
Flinders Quartet: Is it True? (Ist es wahr?)

Mendelssohn was fascinated by Beethoven as a teenager and his Op. 13 string quartet draws on inspiration from this great master, as well as his own song Frage which asks the question “Ist es wahr?”

 
Flinders Quartet: Is it True? (Ist es wahr?)

Mendelssohn was fascinated by Beethoven as a teenager and his Op. 13 string quartet draws on inspiration from this great master, as well as his own song Frage which asks the question “Ist es wahr?”

 
Flinders Quartet launch their 2019 season!

On a stormy Melbourne evening the Flinders Quartet gathered at a familiar venue, fortyfivedownstairs, for their 2019 season launch. The quartet played at the launch of the venue back in 2002, so it was only fitting it was used as…

 
Flinders Quartet was perfectly balanced for the theatrical nature of the works

Two Australian composers were featured in the Flinders Quartet concert at Independent Theatre more as arrangers than presenting new music but highly successful nonetheless. Calvin Bowman’s The Curly Pyjama Letters with text by Michael Leunig presents 7 whimsical snippets from…

 
Flinders Quartet: Midsummer Mendelssohn Gala (A Prelude in Tea Concert)

Join us on the last Sunday of the month for a scrumptious afternoon tea and concert from some of Australia’s best and most exciting small ensembles.

 
Flinders Quartet: Midsummer Mendelssohn Gala

Iain Grandage, together with the quartet and Chris, reimagine Mendelssohn’s score with the support of dramaturge, Kirsty Hillhouse, in a concert that will grab the imagination.

 
Flinders Quartet: Midsummer Mendelssohn Gala

Iain Grandage, together with the quartet and Chris, reimagine Mendelssohn’s score with the support of dramaturge, Kirsty Hillhouse, in a concert that will grab the imagination.

 
Flinders Quartet: Midsummer Mendelssohn Gala

Iain Grandage, together with the quartet and Chris, reimagine Mendelssohn’s score with the support of dramaturge, Kirsty Hillhouse, in a concert that will grab the imagination.

 
Flinders Quartet: Midsummer Mendelssohn Gala

Iain Grandage, together with the quartet and Chris, reimagine Mendelssohn’s score with the support of dramaturge, Kirsty Hillhouse, in a concert that will grab the imagination.

 
Flinders Quartet: Must it be? (Muss es sein?)

Launching the year’s focus on Mendelssohn, FQ has commissioned John to arrange some of Mendelssohn’s songs for string quartet.

 
Sydney Mozart Society Presents The Flinders Quartet

The Flinders Quartet is one of Australia’s most loved chamber music ensembles. For over twenty-two years, both Australian and overseas audiences have enjoyed the quartet’s vibrant ensemble work

 
Flinders Quartet: Must it be? (Muss es sein?)

Launching the year’s focus on Mendelssohn, FQ has commissioned John to arrange some of Mendelssohn’s songs for string quartet.

 
Flinders Quartet: Must it be? (Muss es sein?)

Launching the year’s focus on Mendelssohn, FQ has commissioned John to arrange some of Mendelssohn’s songs for string quartet.

 
Flinders Quartet: Must it be? (Muss es sein?)

Launching the year’s focus on Mendelssohn, FQ has commissioned John to arrange some of Mendelssohn’s songs for string quartet.

 
Flinders Quartet: Must it be? (Muss es sein?)

Launching the year’s focus on Mendelssohn, FQ has commissioned John to arrange some of Mendelssohn’s songs for string quartet.

 
Flinders Quartet: Must it be? (Muss es sein?)

Beethoven’s string quartets are more than a cornerstone of the string quartet canon, and their importance in the musical landscape cannot be understated.

 
Flinders Quartet 2017 Composer Performance

Join Flinders Quartet and the participants of the 2017 composer workshop initiative in this free concert showcasing the work of these outstanding composers.

 
Flinders Quartet: Death & the Maiden

Tickets: Standard $45 ($35 Concession) Flinders Quartet is instantly recognisable as one of Australia’s most loved chamber ensembles. A quartet for the 21st century, Flinders continues its second decade with acknowledged musical skill and maturity. Their dynamic and stirring performances…

 
Flinders Quartet: Death & the Maiden

Tickets: Standard $50 ($40 Concession) Flinders Quartet is instantly recognisable as one of Australia’s most loved chamber ensembles. A quartet for the 21st century, Flinders continues its second decade with acknowledged musical skill and maturity. Their dynamic and stirring performances…

 
Flinders Quartet: Quartet on Collins #3

Tickets: Standard $38 ($28 Concession) Flinders Quartet’s glorious one-hour lunchtime concerts in the heart of the city with sublime acoustics. Flinders Quartet continues their sublime one-hour lunchtime concert series in the stunning acoustics of Collins Street Baptist Church, in the…

 
Flinders Quartet: In Bendigo

Richard Mills String Quartet No. 4 Glimpses from my book of Dada. Commissioned in 2010 with assistance from the Australia Council and dedicated to Flinders Quartet on their tenth birthday

 
Classical Fusion – CRAVEN CREEK MUSIC

COST: $25 per person; $10 for students under 15 years The famous Flinders Quartet, American harpist, Emily Granger & cellist Heather Lindsay are coming to Gloucester. Schubert’s magnificent ‘Death and the Maiden’ quartet will feature. ARTISTS: Shane Chen (Violin) Nicholas…

 
Classical Fusion – CRAVEN CREEK MUSIC

COST: $25 per person; $10 for students under 15 years The famous Flinders Quartet, American harpist, Emily Granger & cellist Heather Lindsay are coming to Gloucester. Schubert’s magnificent ‘Death and the Maiden’ quartet will feature. ARTISTS: Shane Chen (Violin) Nicholas…

 
The Flinders’ Quartet on Collins #2 displays a tight ensemble with exemplary intonation

Lunchtime concerts in the CBD are wonderful for city workers, being so close for so many people, so I wonder why there were not more people attending this concert. There were a few younger people but the audience of 80…

 
Flinders Quartet’s Schubert in the South was over too soon

Flinders Quartet is such a well-established ensemble on the Melbourne, and indeed Australian, music scene that one might be tempted to view an evening with them as ‘just another performance’ but how wrong that would be! Thursday evening at The…

 
Flinders Quartet: The Magic of Paul Dean

An excellent concert and experience. The concert had variety, intensity, lyric beauty, passion and wit in the excellent playing and tight ensemble.

 
Flinders Quartet in Sydney

Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House, 3 September 2014 Schubert – String Quartet No 13 in a Minor, D804 (Rosamunde) Much of this program was in minor keys which often are quite sad, reflective and certainly there was a ruminative feel…

 
Flinders Quartet: Quartet Bliss

I haven’t been to the Opera House since my older sister (now 29) played there for her piano recital when she was 7 or 8. It’s been a while. Flinders Quartet (2 violins, a viola and a cello) played three…

 
Flinders Quartet danced the night away

Watching Edwards hold 4 mallets, playing the triangle & using her feet to hit a drum was truly impressive. One can only imagine how many beers she could hold in a pub without using a tray.

 
Personal stories resonate as deeply as the notes

Flinders Quartet’s performance & delivery of Joyce’s Mob – a truly beautiful & intimate work. I loved the detail. It was so rich & interesting!

 
Pondering: What influences our enjoyment of music performed live?

I recently found myself in a concert attending frenzy. In the midst of this I heard the same piece of music performed twice and Sophr, who I’ve not heard often, in two concerts. It caused me to ponder… What factors…

 
Flinders Quartet – colour & atmosphere

If there were two words that united this marvellous evening it’s the words, ‘colour’ and ‘atmosphere’. In the first half we had one of the seminal quartets of the last century by Maurice Ravel of Bolero fame. Apparently he applied…

 
Behind Closed Doors: Flinders Quartet & Red Stitch

Last night there was a classikON Reserve at Behind Closed Doors at the Utzon Room in the Sydney Opera House. It was a full house. I did not know what to expect. A collaboration between a theatre company (Red Stitch)…

 
Zoe Knighton talks about Flinders Quartet and Red Stitch

This is a sneak peak into the behind the scenes of the Flinders Quartet’s collabroation with Red Stitch in the production of Behind Closed Doors touring in October. In this video Kate chats with Zoe Knighton about the writing and…

 
Flinders Quartet award at SIPCA

At the Sydney International Piano Competition, the Flinders Quartet awarded an amazing prize to one of the finalists. Dmitry Onishchenko won the opportunity to tour with the Flinders Quartet in 2013. In this video Kate chats with Zoe Knighton about…

 
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