Brisbane Festival and Musica Viva Australia present

Borodin Quartet

20 Sep
Queensland Conservatorium - Conservatorium Theatre
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Borodin Quartet (RUS)

The Borodin Quartet recently marked its 70th anniversary, and while the individual players may have changed, the quartet’s special relationship with Shostakovich remains resolute and their interpretations still carry tremendous gravitas.

Tchaikovsky’s early string quartet is one of his most popular works, largely due to the lovely melancholy folk song of the second movement. Wolf’s 1887 Italian Serenade mixes romantic sentiment and mocking wit. Shostakovich’s fifteenth and final string quartet, composed while he was gravely ill, links six adagio movements in a profound contemplation on death.

TCHAIKOVSKY String Quartet no. 1
WOLF Italian Serenade
SHOSTAKOVICH String Quartet no. 15 in E-flat minor, Op. 144

"Fierce, formidable and authoritative.. .the gold standard for Russian chamber music."  THE GUARDIAN

Suitable for audiences 18+ years.
Image by Keith Saunders
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With interval

Duration : 120 minutes

$30 - $106 + booking fee

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Queensland Conservatorium - Conservatorium Theatre

140 Grey Street
South Brisbane
Qld 4101

Wheelchair accessible, assistive listening available
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Parking: Paid parking in South Bank Parklands' car park
Bus: Cultural Centre busway station
Train: South Brisbane train station
Ferry: South Bank ferry terminal
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