Goldner String Quartet: A family affair
It’s just over three weeks until the Goldner String Quartet begins their national tour for Musica Viva with colleague, friend, composer and pianist Ian Munro. So who is the Goldner String Quartet?
Launched in 1995, the Goldner String Quartet is named after Richard Goldner, founder of the original Musica Viva Australia. The players are all well known to Australian and international audiences through solo performances and recordings and their concurrent membership of the Australia Ensemble (resident at UNSW). All members have occupied principal positions in organisations such as the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Australian Chamber Orchestra.
Much has been made of the fact the Quartet consists of two married couples. Hear the Quartet speak about relationships both marital and collegial: