Rich in variety, colour, mood, and texture, beautifully performed, produced, and engineered.
David Hamilton: Parlour Games
Peter Adams: Look to the Far Horizon
Kenneth Young: Nocturne for String Quartet
Leonie Holmes: Fragment II
Karlo Margetić: Ricercar
John Elmsly: String Quartet in Three Movements
Robbie Ellis: Fragments of Noir
Released: 23 September 2017
Since his arrival in New Zealand in the late 1970s, New York-born Jonathan Besser has been an active voice within the New Zealand music scene and both a pianist and composer. For this album, we have collected together his complete string quartets, beautifully played by one of New Zealand's most hard-working and acclaimed string quartets.
released September 11, 2020
This excellent new recording features the Jade String Quartet performing works by New Zealand composers Peter Adams, David Hamilton, Michaela Cornelius, Chris Adams, and American-born honorary New Zealander, the late Russ Garcia.
Released April 23, 2023