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Borodin String Quartet no 2 in D
Shostakovich String Quartet no 8 in C minor
Beethoven String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op 131
A not-to-be missed opportunity to hear one of the world’s truly legendary ensembles, founded in 1945. Shostakovich was reduced to tears by their performance of his autobiographical 8th quartet. Themes from Borodin’s tuneful work were used in the Broadway musical ‘Kismet’.
photo credit: Keith Saunders
Six concerts by the finest chamber music performers from Britain, Russia and the USA, presented by Newcastle Chamber Music Society. Individual tickets go on sale on Monday 1st September. For a series subscription ticket at Â£85 (saving up to Â£32 on full price tickets) visit the Newcastle...