Welcome to a brand-new ASQ experience

Your subscription to ASQ Live + On Demand will enable you to stream all eight webisodes of our ASQ Live at UKARIA webseries.

The Australian String Quartet launches its digital streaming platform ASQ Live + On Demand, kicking off its online content service with a series of eight weekly webisodes, ASQ Live at UKARIA. The platform will be accessible prior to the first live stream.

More than just live-streamed concerts, the ASQ Live at UKARIA series mixes lifestyle programming and live-performance with splash of broadcasting excitement. Ever wondered what really happens in the wings before the performance begins? Here’s your backstage pass!

Hosted by the charismatic Johanna Allen and featuring a raft of influential guest makers and shakers including luthiers, entrepreneurs, chefs and street artists, the ASQ’s first major foray into the world of live streamed and on-demand content promises to be your perfect Sunday afternoon mixer.


Webisodes will be approx 45 minutes in duration and live-streamed / premiered at 3pm ACST

Sunday 2 AugustMendelssohn String Quartet in F minor op 80 (live-stream)
Sunday 9 AugustPaul Stanhope String Quartet No. 3 (live-stream)
Sunday 16 AugustDvořák Piano Quintet with Konstantin Shamray (live-stream)
Sunday 23 AugustRoss Edwards String Quartet No. 4 *World Premiere* (live-stream)
Sunday 30 AugustMozart String Quartet in C major Dissonance (delayed-stream)
Sunday 6 SeptemberMatthew Hindson String Quartet No. 3  Ngeringa (live-stream)
Sunday 13 SeptemberShostakovich String Quartet No. 3 (live-stream)
Sunday 20 SeptemberJoe Chindamo String Quartet No. 1 Tempesta (delayed-stream)



Johanna Allen graduated with a Bachelor of Music Performance in classical voice (hons) and B.A Drama: Performance & Direction. In 2019/20 she was appearing as Grandma Georgina/ Mrs Gloop in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory across Australia. Prior to that, she won a Green Room Award for her performance as Charlotte in A Little Night Music Melbourne. Her list of performance credits also include the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Melbourne Recital Centre, Sydney Theatre Company, Wicked Original Australian cast, and Opera Australia.

Johanna is a former principal artist for Opera Australia & Young Artist of State Opera of SA. As writer and performer, her musical play The Songs that Got Away has had sell out seasons across Australia and international festivals. She is an ABC radio presenter/producer and a proud Adelaide Festival Centre Walk of Fame recipient.

Subscribe to the ASQ Live + On Demand streaming platform to watch the eight webisode series for just $40 (inc GST). This includes access to each live-streamed event and the ability to re-watch all your favourite webisodes on-demand up until 31 October 2020.

The ASQ Live + On Demand platform will be available prior to the first scheduled live-stream on Sunday 2 August.

Existing ASQ+ Subscriber?
You will get access to the ASQ Live + On Demand platform for free! You will be contacted via email with all the information.

Would you like to be part of the live action?
Be part of our small (and socially distanced) studio audience! A small number of tickets will be available for purchase shortly. Stay tuned!

Go to ASQ Live + On Demand now

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