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St Petersburg Serenade: Rimsky-Korsakov Quartet in Concert
November 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Founded in 1939, the Rimsky-Korsakov String Quartet of St. Petersburg is the oldest operating quartet in Russia. Hear them in Coolidge Corner with a program exploring the musical heritage of their home city, including Aleksandr Glazunov, an early piece by Sergey Rachmaninoff, as well as short selections by numerous composers from the legendary Belaieff salon series Les Vendredis.
This program is presented by BRAI in partnership with Congregation Kehillath Israel‘s 6PLUS1 Cultural Program.
6:30 pm Welcome Reception
7:30 pm Concert begins
Aleksandr GLAZUNOV (1865-1936) Quartet No. 3
Sergey RACHMANINOV (1873-1943) Quartet No. 1
Glazunov, Liadov, Rimsky-Korsakov et al. Selections from the cycle Les Vendredis from the Beliaeff Fridays
The members of the Rimsky Korsakov String Quartet– Mikhail Bondarev (violin), Ekaterina Belisova (violin), Alexei Popov (viola) and Anton Andreev (cello) – are graduates of the prestigious Saint Petersburg Conservatory, and steeped in the grand tradition of Russian classical music. The quartet was founded in 1939, the oldest in Russia, and is regarded as a monument to Russian musical history. Since 1989, the group has been actively touring abroad in Europe, and more recently in the US and Canada, and has made appearances at the numerous renowned music festivals throughout Europe and the America, and consistently receive outstanding reviews.
All seating except VIP (first two rows) is unassigned. Please come early for best choice of seating.
Senior citizen discount available for door sales only: $25 tickets for those 65 or older with proof of age.
Tickets cannot be refunded but can be transferred to a different attendee.