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Sunday 14 – Sunday 21 January 2018

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

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TicketsFixed Position Standing: £10 | Seated: £15 – £48 | Premium Tickets: £62 Running timeEach concert is approx. 1 hour 30 mins

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Book for all four concerts and get the fourth free.

(Tickets must be purchased at the same time and discount applies to the cheapest ticket. This offer is subject to availability and cannot be applied retrospectively).

Musicians


Ian Belton
Violin

Paul Cassidy
Viola

Daniel Rowland
Violin

Jacqueline Thomas
Cello

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Background


Join the internationally renowned Brodsky Quartet in their 46th year as they chart a personal and highly emotive journey through the final works of the finest composers for string quartet.

The Quartet formed in 1972 and have performed over 3,000 concerts across the world and released over 60 recordings. Living masters of string quartet repertoire, they last performed in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse alongside Jacqui Dankworth in October 2014. Through prayer, love, memory, and loss, each of the four interconnected concerts explores a different side of mortality.


In Memoriam

Sunday 14 January 2018, 3.00pm

Shostakovich No. 11
Puccini Chrisantemi
Beethoven Op. 95
Mendelssohn Op. 80

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Prayer

Sunday 14 January 2018, 7.30pm

Turina Oración del Torero
Kraggerud Preghiera*
Golijov Tenebrae
Beethoven Op. 132

*Composed for the Brodsky Quartet

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Love

Sunday 21 January 2018, 3.00pm (Please see note below)

Shostakovich Two Pieces for String Quartet
Janacek No. 2, ‘Intimate Letters’
Bartók No. 1

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Death

Sunday 21 January 2018, 7.30pm (Please see note below)

Tanaka At the Grave of Beethoven*
Britten No. 3
Shostakovich No. 15

*Composed for the Brodsky Quartet

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Please note: On Sunday 21 January 2018 there will filming taking place in the areas around Shakespeare's Globe. As such the following restrictions will be in place:

• The Millenium Bridge will be closed to pedestrians until 1.00pm with holds thereafter.
• There will be intermittently controlled traffic on Blackfriars Bridge until noon.
• Traffic will also be intermittently controlled on Hopton Street, Holland Street, Gt. Guildford Street and Park Street throughout the day.
• Blackfriars station will also be closed due to railway engineering works.
• Pay and display parking bays on Holland and Hopton Streets will be suspended all weekend.

Please plan your journey accordingly and we apologise for any inconvenience.

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