Tuesday 5 February 2019 7:30PM

Escher String Quartet

American Exploration: Visits to the New World

Booking information

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This concert is part of Chamber Zone, a free ticket scheme for young people aged 8-25 years old. Please call the Box Office on 020 7935 2141 and quote “Chamber Zone” to book.


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


Ticket bookings are subject to a £3 booking fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket.

  • 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.

  • Supported by CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust
  • 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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