Wednesday 19 February 2020 7:30PM
Pavel Haas Quartet; Boris Giltburg piano
Prokofiev and Shostakovich
This concert is part of CAVATINA U25s, a free ticket scheme for young people aged 8-25 years old. Please call the Box Office on 020 7935 2141 and quote “CAVATINA U25s” 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.
- Pavel Haas Quartet
- Boris Giltburg piano
The Russian-born Israeli pianist joins the consistently acclaimed Czech quartet for Shostakovich’s 1940 masterpiece, preceded here by Prokofiev’s 1932 sonata for an unusual combination and a selection of movements from the same composer’s popular ballet arranged by the ensemble’s violist, Jirí Kabát.
Sergey Prokofiev (1891-1953)
- Sonata in C for 2 violins Op. 56
- Suite from Romeo and Juliet Op. 64 (arr. Jirí Kabát for string quartet)
Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975)
- Piano Quintet in G minor Op. 57