Shostakovich’s quartets

Shostakovich's Quartets 3 August 2019

David Nice

6:15pm, Saturday 3 August 2019

Ambleside Parish Centre

£10 Unreserved Seating

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Shostakovich: triumph over tyranny

Spend a whole day immersed in the music of Shostakovich and learn more about his life and works.

David Nice sets the two Shostakovich quartets heard tonight, composed twenty years apart, in the context both of the complete cycle of 15 and of other works composed around the same time.

FREE ticket if attending tonight’s concert – complete the ‘Combination ticket’ row on the booking form.

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David Nice

David Nice is a writer, lecturer and broadcaster with a special interest in Russian music. He is the author of Prokofiev: From Russia to the West 1891-1936 (2003). A second volume is to follow, and he has also written short studies of Elgar, Richard Strauss, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky and the history of opera. read more

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