Shostakovich’s fifteen string quartets span his career, forming a powerful and moving musical autobiography. The world-renowned Jerusalem String Quartet returns after its spellbinding Houston debut in October, 2012. Shostakovich’s middle quartets, composed during the 1960’s, showcase a composer at the height of his creative powers.
String Quartet No. 7 in F-sharp Minor, Op. 108
String Quartet No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 110
String Quartet No. 9 in E-flat Major, Op. 117