Wednesday 25 March 2020, 7.30PM
Currently essaying a dual cycle of two composers who were mutual supporters as well as friends, the Russian-specialist French ensemble places Weinberg’s Fourth Quartet (1945) in between two consecutive works of Shostakovich dating respectively from 1949 and 1952.
Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975)
String Quartet No. 4 in D Op. 83
Mieczysław Weinberg (1919-1996)
String Quartet No. 4 Op. 20
String Quartet No. 5 in B flat Op. 92