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Wigmore Hall: Escher Quartet

58 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 24 June 2013

Live from Wigmore Hall in London, former Radio 3 New Generation Artists the Escher String Quartet, from the USA perform Prokofiev's Second Quartet - composed during his evacuation to the Kabarda region of Russia during the Second World War, and based almost entirely on local folk-song material - and the ever-popular String Quartet by Ravel.

Introduced by Katie Derham

Escher String Quartet

Prokofiev: String Quartet No. 2 in F, Op. 92
Ravel: String Quartet in F.

Music Played

2 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes


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