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From St Paul's Hall, Huddersfield, Atrium Quartet in works celebrating their homeland. Haydn: String Quartet in B minor, Op 33 No 1. Shostakovich: Quartet No 11 in F minor.

Live from St Paul's Hall, Huddersfield, the Atrium Quartet celebrate their homeland, performing the first of Haydn's "Russian" quartets and two of Shostakovich's fifteen quartets, the 1st and the 11th, which is dedicated to the memory of Vasili Pyotrovich Shirinsky, a close friend of Shostakovich's and one of the founders of the Beethoven Quartet. They conclude their programme with Beethoven's own first Quartet.

Haydn String Quartet in B Minor, op.33 No.1
Shostakovich Quartet No.11 in F Minor, op.122.

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Mon 23 Jan 2012 19:30

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