The Brodsky Quartet
The opening item in this concert anticipates the 250th Anniversary of the birth of Beethoven in 2020, with a piece commissioned by the Brodsky Quartet some years ago from the Japanese composer Karen Tanaka. This piece features quotations from Beethoven's String Quartet No.18.
Tanaka - At the grave of Beethoven
J.S.Bach - C Major Fugue (arrangement for string quartet)
Shostakovich - String Quartet No 4, Op 83
Beethoven - String Quartet Op 131