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The Russian Connection

January 27, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Maria Larionoff violin
Joan Blackman violin
David Harding viola
Eugene Osadchy cello

Haydn String Quartet in C major, Op 33 No. 3, “The Bird”
Shostakovich String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op 110
Borodin String Quartet No. 2 in D major

Did you know that Haydn dedicated his Opus 33 Quartets to a Russian nobleman? That Borodin wrote his 2nd quartet as a present for his wife? That Shostakovich considered the 8th quartet as an epitaph and wept when he heard it performed? Join us on a journey into Russian history with some of the best quartet repertoire ever written.

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The Russian Connection


January 27, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Art Spring
100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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