@Kings Place, London, N19AG
Thursday, 12 May 2011 - 7:30pm / Hall One
Schnittke Piano Quartet after Mahler
Shostakovich Viola Sonata, Op. 147 Schnittke Suite (Sonata) in the Old Style, for violin and piano Shostakovich Cello Sonata in D minor, Op. 40
Endymion The first of a series of three concerts. Twenty years after the fall of the Soviet Union, Endymion explores the dark and light, the public and private in music by Dmitri Shostakovich and Alfred Schnittke
Joan Rodgers sings Shostakovich Music / Friday, 13 May 2011 - 7:30pm / Hall One
Repertoire: Spanish Songs, Op. 100 Satires, Op.109, Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor 7 Romances (after poems by Blok), Op. 127
Spanish Songs Satires Trio no 2 in e minor Alexander Blok songs
Performer(s): Joan Rodgers soprano Endymion Joan Rodgers is one of Britain’s best-loved singers. Tonight she takes centre stage in the second of three concerts featuring songs and chamber music by Shostakovich, a product of Stalin’s Russia.
Shostakovich & Scnittke: Piano Quintets Music / Saturday, 14 May 2011 - 7:30pm / Hall One
Repertoire: Shostakovich Piano Trio No. 1 in C minor, Op. 8 Schnittke Piano Quintet Schnittke Prelude in Memoriam Dmitri Shostakovich Shostakovich Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57
Performer(s): Endymion The final concert featuring Shostakovich and Schnittke, two of the regime’s most influential and revolutionary composers.