Friday 22 June 2018 7:00PM

Elias String Quartet

After Beethoven: National voices

Additional notes

Please note the starting time is 7:00pm


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


Priority Bookings made for the Spring booking period of our 2017/18 season are subject to an administration fee of £3.00 per booking.

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  • Elias String Quartet

Following its deep immersion in Beethoven’s quartets, the Elias String Quartet turns to musical reflections of national identity and autobiography.

Shostakovich’s Seventh Quartet was written in memory of his first wife, while ‘From my life’ captures the trauma of Smetana’s deafness.

  • Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975)
        • String Quartet No. 7 in F sharp minor Op. 108
  • Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
        • String Quartet in F major
  • Interval
  • Bedřich Smetana (1824-1884)
        • String Quartet No. 1 in E minor 'From my life'

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