Borodin Quartet plays Beethoven’s and Shostakovich’s String Quartet Number 12 on the Evening Concert

October 20, 2014

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s the next “Beethovenfest in Bonn” program from Deutsche Welle Radio. The Borodin Quartet is featured in string quartets by Beethoven and Shostakovich. The program centers on a back-to-back performance of the String Quartets Number 12, first Beethoven’s, then Shostakovich’s with commentary comparing and contrasting the two works.

Monday October 20: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF) (#13-22)


Borodin Quartet

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): String Quartet No. 6 in B-Flat Major, Op. 18, No. 6

Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975): String Quartet No. 7 in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 108

Recorded by Deutsche Welle, Bonn (DW) in the Beethoven House, Bonn on September 28, 2013

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): String Quartet No. 12 in E-Flat Major, Op. 127, Galitzin

Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975): String Quartet No. 12 in D-Flat Major, Op. 133

Recorded by West German Radio, Cologne (WDR) in La Redoute, Bonn on September 30, 2013

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