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Britten III

'Dulce et decorum est' -Wilfred Owen

In celebration of the centennial of Benjamin Britten, the Escher String Quartet acts as guide in a fascinating tour of works by Britten alongside selections by other composers that provide perspective to his musical genius.

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.

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This event will take place at Rose Studio. Please click here for more information on the venue.

May 2, 2013, 7:30 PM

Ticket Price: $40

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  • Prokofiev Quartet No. 2 in F major for Strings, Op. 92 (1941)

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  • Shostakovich Quartet No. 8 in C minor for Strings, Op. 110 (1960)

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  • Ullmann Quartet No. 3 for Strings, Op. 46 (1943)
  • Britten Quartet No. 1 in D major for Strings, Op. 25 (1941)

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1 hour, 45 minutes