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New Zealand String Quartet - Classics Up Close


Sun 9 May 2010, 12:00pm–1:00pm

Where: The Crater Room, 5 Story Place, Taupo

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult: $25.00
  • Students with ID: $12.50
  • Family Pass -2 adults and 2+ children : $66.00
  • Additional fees may apply


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Listed by: Sarah Hunter

The world class New Zealand String Quartet attracts glowing reviews and enthusiastic audiences whether touring locally or abroad. The classical ensemble is pleased to return to ERUPT Festival with two special shows Music for Mothers and Classics Up Close.

Classics Up Close is an engaging one hour programme from members of the New Zealand String Quartet introducing a range of musical ideas for a family audience using audience participation, theatre and lively explanations. The programme includes a dramatized version of Goldilocks and the Three Bears with three musical bears and a Pachelbear Canon, 'talking instruments' and games like 'Where’s the Melody?' Perfect for parents, grandparents and children aged 4 years old and above.

“Fluid and energetic…uncommon eloquence” The New York Times

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Presented as a part of the ERUPT Lake Taupo Festival.

Staged against a palette of blazing autumn colour and the epic volcanic central plateau, the 8th biennial festival is packed with quality national and international entertainment.

Move and shake at ERUPT Lake Taupo Festival 6-16th May 2010.