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Grand Octets

In two contrasting octets, Spohr’s polish and finesse is counterbalanced by the youthful invention of Shostakovich. Enescu’s massive Octet in C major, written at the age of 19, provides a powerful finale.

Enhance your Friday night experience by joining other audience members after the concert at American Table in the Alice Tully lobby.

Photo Credit: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

Event Dates & Tickets

This event will take place at Alice Tully Hall. Please click here for more information on the venue.

November 1, 2013, 7:30 PM

Ticket Price: $62, $48, $30

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  • Spohr Double Quartet No. 1 in D minor for Strings, Op. 65 (1823)

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  • Shostakovich Prelude and Scherzo for String Octet, Op. 11 (1924-25)

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  • Enescu Octet in C major for Strings, Op. 7 (1900)

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Event Length

1 hour, 35 minutes