Brodsky Quartet – Wimf
Date: November 14, 2022
Haydn: String Quartet Op. 54/2
Shostakovich: String Quartet No.8
Schubert: String Quartet in D minor, D.810 ‘Death and the Maiden’
Haydn’s Op 54 No 2 has been called the ‘most extraordinary string quartet of the 18th century’.
Schubert’s ‘Death and the Maiden’ is a wondrous masterpiece, many people’s favourite string quartet of all.
Shostakovich’s iconic autobiographical Eighth represents his ‘Testament’, using the four-note motif DSCH, Dmitri Schostakowitsch.
Pre-Concert Talk (6.15pm): Given by two members of the Brodsky Quartet, Paul Cassidy and Jacky Thomas