Shostakovich and Debussy
Tom McKinney with the second of four programmes in the Liverpool Philharmonic Chamber Series, featuring the Pavel Haas Quartet and pianist Stephen Hough.
Tom McKinney presents the second of four programmes as part of the Liverpool Philharmonic Chamber Series held in the glorious St George's Hall. The series features some of the world's finest chamber musicians, including the Pavel Haas Quartet and the pianist Stephen Hough.
In today's programme, the Pavel Haas Quartet plays Shostakovich's second string quartet, premiered in Leningrad in November 1944. Stephen Hough with piano music by Debussy from Images Book 2, describing bells through the leaves, the moon setting over a temple, and goldfish.
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 2 in A major, Op. 68
Pavel Haas Quartet
Debussy: Images, Book II
Stephen Hough (piano)