Tuesday 5 February 2019 7:30PM

Escher String Quartet

American Exploration: Visits to the New World


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


Priority Bookings made for the Spring booking period of our 2018/19 Season are subject to an administration fee of £4.00 per booking.

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  • Escher String Quartet

Inspired by his experiences in the USA, Dvořák composed his ‘American’ Quartet in 1893, while Britten’s First, written in California in 1941, was premièred in Los Angeles the following year and Shostakovich’s Fourth produced shortly after his stateside visit in 1949.

  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
        • String Quartet No. 1 in D Op. 25
  • Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975)
        • String Quartet No. 4 in D Op. 83
  • Interval
  • Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
        • String Quartet in F Op. 96 'American'

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