Escher Quartet performing in the Rose Studio
May 2, 2013 at 7:30 pm
Escher String Quartet (Adam Barnett-Hart, Aaron Boyd, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Dane Johansen, cello)
Prokofiev: Quartet No. 2 in F major for Strings, Op. 92 (1941)
Shostakovich: Quartet No. 8 in C minor for Strings, Op. 110 (1960)
Ullmann: Quartet No. 3 for Strings, Op. 46 (1943)
Britten: Quartet No. 1 in D major for Strings, Op. 25 (1941)
This program features a selection of musical responses to the all-encompassing tragedy of WWII, composed during the horrors of the war and its aftermath.