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Quatuor Danel with Richard Whalley (piano)

14 Nov 2018

1.10pm, Thursday 6 December 2018 at the Martin Harris Centre

Quatuor Danel

Casken                        Stolen Airs for Cello and Piano (first performance)
Shebalin                     Quartet No. 5 in F minor, Op. 33 (‘Slavonic’)

The first performance of a piece by the University’s Professor emeritus, John Casken, derived from his opera-in-progress Sylvie and the Songman, precedes the Stalin-Prize-winning Fifth Quartet of Shostakovich’s friend and colleague, Vissarion Shebalin, composed in the early years of the Great Patriotic War and in the spirit of national affirmation.



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