REVOLUTIONARIES: The Odeion String Quartet at BMAG
Revolutionaries – Chamber Music Festival 2015
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Chamberlain Square Birmingham B3 3DH
Mokale Koapeng Komeng
Haydn String Quartet in D major, Op.20 No.4
Shostakovich String quartet No.2 in A major Op.68
For their second concert in the Festival, The Odeion Quartet begin with another original piece by a South African composer, this time Mokale Koapeng, that imitates Uhadi bows, followed by a quartet from Haydn’s ground-breaking Op.20 set, and Shostakovich’s unique second quartet, with its wonderful Jewish lament in the first movement.