In a formal concert setting, we are known as Amicus String Quartet.
We have performed in concert for:
- Recitals Australia
- “Tuesday on Flinders” series of concerts at Flinders Street Baptist Church
- ACME New Music Company
- Adelaide Philharmonia Chorus
- State Opera of South Australia
- City of Prospect Twilight Concert Series
- Music festivals including:
- Adelaide Cabaret Festival
- Adelaide Fringe Festival
- Hahndorf Music Festival
- Barossa Music Festival
- Mawson Lakes Planetarium, involving memorised performance in total darkness.
- Numerous concerts at function venues and in private homes.
We have undertaken a masterclass with the internationally renowned Brodsky Quartet, and we were the quartet in residence for Symphony Australia’s Westfield Young Conductor of the Year programme.
As a quartet, we have accompanied international artists including Elaine Paige OBE and Aled Jones as part of their Australian tours.
In 2016, amongst other concerts, we celebrated our 20th anniversary with an afternoon concert of chamber music including string quartets by Beethoven and Graeme Koehne, and Tchaikovsky’s magnificent string sextet “Souvenir de Florence”.
At this stage, our 2017 concert schedule includes:
- duo recital on Wednesday 15 March 2017 at 12:10pm in Pilgrim Church.
- accompanying the Adelaide Harmony Choir on Sunday 7 May 2017 at 2pm in Elder Hall.
- accompanying the Adelaide Harmony Choir on Sunday 17 September 2017 at 2pm in Elder Hall.
- accompanying the Adelaide Philharmonia Chorus on Saturday 11 November 2017 at 7:30pm in Elder Hall.
- string quartet recital on Tuesday 21 November 2017 at 1:00pm in Flinders Street Baptist Church.
At this stage, our 2018 concert dates are:-
- Wednesday 14 March 2018 in Pilgrim Church; time TBC either 12:10pm or 1:10pm.
- Tuesday 28 August 2018 at 1:00pm in Flinders Street Baptist Church.
- Tuesday 23 October 2018 at 1:00pm in Flinders Street Baptist Church.
- Wednesday 14 November 2018 at 1:10pm in Pilgrim Church. We will be performing as a piano quintet.
- Tuesday 20 November 2018 at 1:00pm in Flinders Street Baptist Church. We will be performing as a piano quintet.
We play in the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, for the Adelaide Philharmonia Chorus and in orchestras supporting international and national artists. We have performed in the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, the Adelaide Festival of Arts, the Adelaide Fringe Festival, the Adelaide International Guitar Festival, other local music festivals. Our performances in numerous musicals include “The Mikado”, “Pirates of Penzance”, “Merry Widow”, “HMS Pinafore”, “South Pacific” and “Matilda the Musical”.
In the classical and music theatre genre, some of the many Australian and international artists we have performed with include:
- Pepe Romero
- Ten Tenors
- Teddy Tahu Rhodes
- Lisa McCune
- Greta Bradman
- Christine Anu
- Rhonda Burchmore
- Rachael Beck
- Anthony Warlow
- Marina Prior
- the late Rob Guest
- David Campbell.
In the cabaret genre, some of the many Australian and international artists we have performed with include:
- the late Natalie Cole
- Lea Salonga
- Idina Menzel
- Kristen Chenoweth
- Faith Prince
- Eddie Perfect
- Olivia Newton-John
- Kate Ceberano
- Paul McDermott
- The RAah Project.
In the pop genre, some of the artists we have performed with include:
- Neil and Tim Finn
- Daniel Johns.
How to Book
Please contact us to book us for your next private or public concert. We will be delighted to perform for you.