Monday 29 January 2018 7:30PM

Escher String Quartet

Borodin, Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky


This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval


Priority Bookings made for the Spring booking period of our 2017/18 season are subject to an administration fee of £3.00 per booking.

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  • Escher String Quartet

Melodies from Borodin’s Second String Quartet found a second home in the Broadway musical Kismet, tribute to their timelessness.

The Escher String Quartet places the work alongside Shostakovich’s Ninth String Quartet, itself influenced by the famous gallop from Rossini’s William Tell Overture.

  • Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin (c.1833-1887)
        • String Quartet No. 2 in D major
  • Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975)
        • String Quartet No. 9 in E flat major Op. 117
  • Interval
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
        • String Quartet No. 1 in D major Op. 11

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