Saturday 16 May 2020 7:30PM

Quatuor Danel

Weinberg and Shostakovich

Booking information

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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.

Duration

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

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

  • Quatuor Danel

The ensemble positions Weinberg's spare Fifth quartet (1945) and his busy, nervous Sixth (1946) on either side of his friend's satirical Sixth (1956).

Wigmore Hall Podcasts
Ahead of Quatuor Danel’s two-season survey of Weinberg’s string quartets, Marc Danel and Daniel Elphick, musicologist and researcher, talk about the life of Weinberg and the Weinberg/Shostakovich Cycle at Wigmore Hall.

  • The Weinberg/Shostakovich Cycle is made possible with additional support from the Wigmore Hall Endowment Fund
  • Financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland as part of the multi-annual programme NIEPODŁEGLA 2017–2022. Organised in collaboration with the Adam Mickiewicz Institute as part of the Polska Music and POLSKA 100, the international cultural programme celebrating the centenary of Poland regaining independence.
  • CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust, renowned for bringing chamber music to young people and young people to chamber music, is delighted to present this concert in association with Wigmore Hall
  • Mieczysław Weinberg (1919-1996)
        • String Quartet No. 5 Op. 27
  • Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975)
        • String Quartet No. 6 in G Op. 101
  • Interval
  • Mieczysław Weinberg
        • String Quartet No. 6 Op. 35

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