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Carducci String Quartet & Anton Lesser | Shostakovich: Life, Friendship and Letters

Monday 13th May 2024 , 7:30 pm 9:30 pm

Described by The Strad as presenting “a masterclass in unanimity of musical purpose, in which severity could melt seamlessly into charm, and drama into geniality”, the award-winning Carducci Quartet is internationally acclaimed as one of the most accomplished and versatile ensembles of today. 

Following their enormously successful ‘Beethoven Letters’ programme, performed at Chiltern Arts in March 2023, the Carduccis present a concert that entwines extracts of Shostakovich’s letters with movements of his remarkable String Quartets. Steeped in political and personal history, Shostakovich’s powerful and emotive quartets are known for deeply moving the listener.

Delving into them alongside the composer’s own words — read by Endeavour and Game of Thrones star Anton Lesser —  is an experience not to miss.

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Monks Risborough,HP27 9JFUnited Kingdom
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CSQ Shostakovich Zone A: Premium Ticket
Premium tickets offer seats closest to the performing area, in the first few rows
£ 35.00
19 available
CSQ Shostakovich Zone B Ticket
£ 28.00
41 available
CSQ Shostakovich Zone C Ticket
Zone C tickets are in the side aisles and may have a restricted view of the performing area
£ 20.00
46 available
CSQ Shostakovich Under 16s Ticket
Max 2 free with each accompanying adult. Free tickets cannot be used in the Premium Section. ID may be required for proof of age.
£ 0.00
104 available
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