Wellington Scoop

From Wellington to Berlin – Lazarus Quartet at St Andrew’s


News from Alice Gott of the Lazarus Quartet
I am a Kiwi musician from Wellington, as well as founding member and cellist of the Lazarus String Quartet – a young and exciting ensemble founded in Christchurch more than 10 years ago. We are now based in Berlin with a diverse and international line up (Swedish, Dutch, Japanese/American and Kiwi.).

We have recently announced our 10 centre nationwide tour of New Zealand, which will end with a concert in Wellington on Sunday September 1 at 3pm in St Andrew’s on the Terrace. We haven’t performed in New Zealand since our national tour in 2012, and a lot has changed for us in our music making since then.

Here is a video from a recent performance in Berlin, where we play Mozart’s “Spring” quartet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0zPfvvSi0c. We will bringing more music from Mozart to NZ, as well as works from Beethoven and Bartok. We can’t wait to to share this all with audiences around the country!

A bit about us:

With roots from around the globe, the Lazarus String Quartet’s diversity puts them at the forefront of exciting young musicians emerging on the European classical music scene. The group was founded in 2007 by graduates of the University of Canterbury, and had early exposure to international opportunities after winning the Royal Overseas League Arts/Pettman Scholarship in 2010. They have evolved through great success on the international stage at venues including St-Martin-In-The-Fields London, Salle Gaveau Paris and at the Edinburgh Fringe and Heidelberger Frühling music festivals. With a Masters in Chamber Music under their belt, the quartet is now based in Berlin and is being praised by audiences and critics alike for the virtuosic ease and unified sound it brings to their devoted performances, having audiences leave feeling animated and inspired.

If you would like to find out more information about us you can read our Biography page on our website: www.lazarusstringquartet.com. You can also find more music to listen to.

You can book tickets here.