Aussie quartet replaces two members

July 31, 2015 by norman lebrecht


The Australian String Quartet has named two new members – Dale Barltrop, concert­master of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, and Francesca Hiew, an orchestral violinist.

They replace husband and wife Kristian Winther and Ioana Tache who quit eight months ago.

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Comments (2)

  1. David says:

    Baltrop is the concertmaster of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

    1. Ulex Xane says:

      He is also Concertmaster of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in Victoria, Australia, as correctly stated in the article.

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