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Philosonia Presents: Britten & Shostakovich

  • The Old Stone House 336 3rd Street Brooklyn, NY, 11215 United States (map)

Explores the friendship of two composers who recognized each other as kindred spirits, bonded by their similar artistic outlooks. Strongly affected by the turbulent events of the 20th century, each of their musical voices reflected their humanistic ideals and personal musical voice. 

B. Britten - Phantasy in F minor for String Quintet

B. Britten - Three Divertimentos for String Quartet

B. Britten - Rhapsody for String Quintet

D. Shostakovich - Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57

Earlier Event: February 18
NYCP Presents: Rethinking Schubert
Later Event: March 24
Cornell Festival Chamber Orchestra