Russian State Philharmonic - Free Ticket

Russian State Philharmonic - Free Ticket

Beethoven liked to keep his supporters sweet – so when a Russian prince asked him to write a quartet, he rounded it off with a flying, foot-stamping Russian dance. And that’s just the climax of this extraordinary masterpiece: a quartet as punchy and as powerful as any symphony. First, though, we meet some genuine Russians: the brisk, glittering wit of Igor StravinskyShostakovich’s blend of deep emotion and pitch-black humour, and Borodin’s gloriously romantic Second Quartet. It’s so tuneful that one of its melodies actually made the pop charts in the 1950s…

Event Details

Wednesday 28 February 2018

19:30 - 21:00

Warwick Arts Centre


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