Bromsgrove Concerts - Fitzwilliam String Quartet - Music of Two Wars

Fri 23 Jan 2015 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Artrix, Slideslow Drive, Bromsgrove, B60 1PQ

A fascinating programme of music written during the Two World Wars and an opportunity to hear some rarely heard quartets by composers with very distinctive styles and their musical reactions to the wars they experienced – Delius’ nostalgia, Vaughan Williams anguish, a plea for peace from the Cezch composer Suk and Shostakovich’s journey from innocence to elegy.

Featuring.....

  • Lucy Russell violin
  • Marcus Barcham-Stevens violin
  • Alan George viola
  • Heather Tuach cello

Programme to include............

  • Delius String Quartet (1916/17)
  • Vaughan Williams String Quartet No.2 in A Minor (1943)
  • Suk Meditation on the St Wenceslas Chorale (1914)
  • Shostakovich String Quartet No.3 in F Major Op 73 (1946)

Ticketsa from Artrix Box Office www.artrix.co.uk £17.00 ... £3 - registered disabled, unemployed & students
 
Unallocated seating
 
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