Works for Symphony and String Quartet written by Dmitri Shostakovich, performed by the New Amsterdam Sinfonietta and The Hermitage String Quartet.
In today’s episode of Concertzender Live Archive, two recordings of music by Dmitri Shostakovich. We start with a recording from 1991 of a concert by the New Amsterdam Sinfonietta at the Main Hall of the Concertgebouw. You’ll hear Chamber Symphony, opus 118a, which was arranged from String Quartet No. 10, followed by Symphony No. 14.
In the second recording you’ll hear The Hermitage String Quartet perform Shostakovich’ String Quartet No. 4 at the Koepelkerk in Veenhuizen in 2018.
1. Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) Prelude en Fugue no. 8 Opus 87 Arrangment: Vladimir Mendelssohn New Amsterdam Sinfonietta led by Lev Markiz
2. Dmitri Shostakovich Chamber Symphony op 118a. Arranged from String Quartet No. 10 by Rudolf Barsjai
New Amsterdam Sinfonietta olv Lev Markiz
3. Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony No. 14 op 135, music for 11 poems by Guillaume Apollinaire, Frederico Garcia Lorca and Rainer Maria Rilke, among others.
New Amsterdam Sinfonietta led by Lev Markiz
Claron McFadden, soprano Leonard Mroz, bass
4. Dmitri Shostakovich String Quartet No. 4 in D, op. 83
The Hermitage String Quartet
Compiled by: Jos Kleijntjens