Royal Northern Sinfonia: Borodin, Shostakovich and Mendelssohn

@ The Maltings, Berwick

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29 September 2017

7pm

£13 (£10 - £11.50 concs), accompanied under 16s go FREE (two free tickets per adult)

There is no better chamber orchestra in Britain” – The Guardian

A compelling, animated performance” – Darlington and Stockton Times

28’ BORODIN String Quintet in F minor

9’ SHOSTAKOVICH Prelude and Scherzo for String Octet op.11

-INTERVAL-

30’ MENDELSSOHN Octet in E-flat Op.20

Mendelssohns’s beloved Octet – ‘one of the miracles of 19th century music’ – was written when the composer was only sixteen, and is one of the most popular pieces of chamber music ever written. Contrasted with the rich melodies of Borodin’s evocative String Quintet and the stirring brilliance of Shostakovich’s Octet.

Venue
The Maltings
Eastern Lane
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Northumberland
TD15 1AJ
United Kingdom

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