The Wedge to welcome back the Australian String Quartet

The Wedge - Australian String Quartet

OFF the back of their 2022 visit to Sale, the Australian String Quartet returns with a program featuring a selection of melodic and rhapsodic musical gems.

This concert opens with Mozart’s String Quartet in D minor. Intensely personal in its expression, this composition features moments of intimately sublime sorrow which give way to bursts of playful radiance, showcasing this incredible composer’s gift for melody.

Following Mozart is Australian composer Nigel Westlake’s Sacred Sky, commissioned by the ASQ and inspired by the seascape paintings of Westlake’s late sister Kate.

Finishing this concert is Fanny Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in E-flat Major. This extraordinarily stunning, dreamlike composition is one of the earliest known string quartets written by a woman, and its rousing finale is the perfect conclusion to this performance.

Australian String Quartet will be performing at the John Leslie Theatre on Sunday, August 27 at 4pm.

For more information and tickets, visit or call the box office on 5143 3200.