The Allegri Quartet: String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op. 122 by Dmitri Shostakovich Op. 122 - Dmitri Shostakovich24/03/2015
Rhinegold LIVE performance, Conway Hall, 24 March 2015
The Allegri Quartet is Britain’s oldest chamber music group, having celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2014. The quartet is renowned for its key role on the British musical scene, working with composers such as Benjamin Britten, Michael Tippett, Elizabeth Maconchy, John Woolrich, Anthony Payne, Matthew Taylor and Alec Roth, collaborating with new commissions and recordings.
The quartet performed a selection of some of their favourite repertoire for strings, including extracts from Beethoven’s String Quartet Op 18 No. 3, Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 11, Alec Roth’s String Quartet No. 3 and Ludwig Thuille’s String Quartet No. 2.