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This panel discussion & exchange brings together refugee artists’ advocacy networks to discuss new models for resilient creative networks. About this event What are the strategies and challenges faced by refugee artists today? How can networks foster systemic change? How can we develop new frameworks driven by artistic vision created by ref..
Schubert: Quartettsatz in C minor Florent Gauthier: ‘Sabbath Bloody Viola’ for solo viola Camden Reeves: The Blue Windows (String Quartet No. 5) Shostakovich: Elegy and Polka A power-packed succession of short pieces: Schubert’s stormy Quartet movement, a solo viola homage to the group Black Sabbath by the Marseille-base..
Brahms: String Quartet No. 2, in A minor, Op. 51, No. 2 Brahms was even more awed by the prospect writing string quartets than he was by symphonies, reportedly composing and destroying 20 of them before he was happy to release two for publication, in 1873. More lyrical than its C minor companion, the A minor ends with a spirited csárdás. F..
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 1 in C, Op. 49 Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 2 in A, Op. 68 Shostakovich sets out on his string quartet path with a deceptively modest piece, composed between his first public disgrace and the rigours of wartime. As war rages he expands his horizons and produces a masterpiece of self-assertion and defiance..
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 6 in G, Op. 101 Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 7 in F sharp minor, Op. 108 Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110 Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 9 in E flat, Op. 117 In the post-Stalin era Shostakovich makes a fresh start in deceptively straightforward but profoundly touching tones. His..
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 13 in B flat minor, Op. 138 Shostakovich: String Quartet No.14 in F sharp, Op. 142 Shostakovich: String Quartet No.15 in E flat minor, Op. 144 The darkest of the dark. The one-movement Thirteenth Quartet is tormented by intimations of death and ends in a scream of pain; the Fourteenth is suffused with lyrici..
Sofia Gubaidulina: Reflections on the Theme B-A-C-H Claude Debussy: String Quartet in G minor, L.91 Debussy’s String Quartet of 1893, written when the composer was 31 years old, was described at the time as being ‘dominated by the influence of young Russia’. Fast-forwarding to our own time, this is paired with a work by one of Russia..
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