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Goldner String Quartet

The Goldner String Quartet

Dene Olding violin
Dimity Hall violin
Irina Morozova viola
Julian Smiles cello

The founding members of the Goldner String Quartet have played together for more than 20 years, making them one of the most experienced ensembles in professional chamber music anywhere in the world. Yet, every note is still played as though it is a fresh discovery, and the glances of humour, or understanding, which pass between them on stage only add to the audience’s enjoyment of their exceptionally personal approach to music.

Comprising some of Australia’s best string players, the Goldners are heard in major festivals across the country, and have a popular following overseas through regular appearances in the UK and a series of highly successful recordings with colleague Piers Lane on the Hyperion label.


Hear them in concerts 1, 2, 3, 4 & 6

Concert 1 | SCHUMANN Piano Quintet in E-flat majpr, op 44 (with Lambert Orkis, piano)
Concert 2 | KOPPEL Quintet for alto saxophone and string quartet (with Amy Dickson, saxophone)
Concert 3 | WESTLAKE Rare Sugar (with Lloyd Van’t Hoff, clarinet, Amir Farid, piano and Kees Boersma, double bass)
Concert 4 | VASKS String Quartet no 3 
Concert 6 | JANKOWSKI String Octet (World Premiere*) (with Elias Quartet)

*Commissioned with support from Australian Executor Trustees Community Program 

"It was a performance that commanded attention through its sincere devotion and musicianship" Sydney Morning Herald