The Black Quartet

Auckland String Quartet

Unrivalled as New Zealand’s premier string quartet, The Black Quartet are a versatile group of talented young musicians, offering a contemporary take on this classic ensemble style. The calibre of their musicianship is matched by the cool, contemporary style and attitude they bring to their craft.

The Black Quartet have collaborated with the likes of Kanye West, Six60 and Ladyhawke, appeared in television commercials and accompanied Hayley Westernra, performed at Christmas in the Park and Rhythm and Vines, toured the world and composed for some of the world’s biggest brands.





The Man I Love

Somewhere Out There

Theme from Ice Castles



Embraceable You

Bohemia Rag

Don’t Get Around Much Anymore

New York New York

Lullaby of Birdland

Someone to Watch Over Me

It Don’t Mean a Thing …

Music of the Night

Star Dust

The Rainbow Connection

You Light Up My life

Thanks for the Memory


Love Theme from St Elmos Fire

I Know Him So Well

Slippery Elm Rag

My Heart Will Go On

I Got Rhythm

All I Ask Of You

I Get Kick Out Of You

Scarborough Fair

Blue Sunday

Tears in Heaven

Love is Blue

Strangers in the Night

Some Enchanted Evening

The Windmills of your Mind

Shes Got A Way

Have I Told You Lately

The Girl from Ipanema


Mister Sandman


Isn’t it Romantic

Save the Best for Last

From Russia with Love

Let it Be

Beauty and the Beast

Fairytale of N.Y


From This Moment

Just The Way You Are

Don’t Cry For Me Argentina



Bridge Over Troubled Water


Here Comes the Sun

Stairway to Heaven

My Life

The Love Boat


The Prayer

Any Dream Will Do

Echoes of Harlem

How Deep Is Your Love

Uptown Girl

Always On My Mind

Making Whoopee

Air on a G String - Bach

Flower Duet - Dilibes

Eine Kleine Nacht Musik - Mozart

The Four Seasons - Vivaldi

Salut D’Amore - Elgar

Gymnopedie – Satie

Kanon - Pachelbel

Arrival of the Queen of Sheeba

Trumpet Volountry - Handel

Ave Maria - Handel

Pavan – Ravel

Jesu Joy of Mans Desiring – Bach

Sheep May Safely Graze – Bach

Air - Handel

Fur Elise – Beethoven

Halleluia Chorus – Handel

Symphony no 5 – Beethoven

Mozart Quartets and Divertamentos

Liebeslied – Kreisler

Spanish Dance – Albinez

The Cockoo – Daquin

Polovtsian Dances – Borodin

Humoresque – Dvorak

Liebesfreud – Kreisler

Bouree in G – Handel

Schon Rosmarin – Kreisler

Concerto for 2 Violins – Vivaldi

Funiculi Funicular – Thorp

Christmas Concerto – Corelli

March from Scipio – Handel

Symphonia no 8 - Fasch

A Graceful Waltz – Brahms

Romance – Shostakovich

Quartet op 29 – Schubert

The Girl with the Flaxen Hair – Debussy

Noctourne - Borodin

Quartet op 18 no 1 – Beethoven

Noctourne - Borodin

Trumpet Voluntry – Handel

Traumerei – Schumann

Gigue – Bach

Meditation from Thais – Massenet

Chacony – Purcell

Habanera from Carmen – Bizet

Toreadors Song from Carmen – Bizet

Prelude to Carmen - Bizet

O Mio Babbino Caro – Puccini

Bourree – Bach

Selection from ‘The Magic Flute’ – Mozart

Largo – Handel

Barcarolle – Offenbach

Minuet – Boccherini

Halleluia Chorus – Messiah

Two Rondeaux – Purcell

La Paloma – Iradier

Largo from Double Violin Concerto – Bach

Rondo Alla Turca – Mozart

Heski Holki-Polka – Strauss

Slavonic Dance – Dvoak

O Solo Mio – Capua

Sentimental Saraband – Bernstein

Selection from ‘The Nutcracker’ – Tchaikovsky

English Country Gardens – Trad

Morning from the Peer Gynt Suite – Grieg