WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

Glazunov: Novelettes, Op. 15 - Shostakovich: Quartet No. 3 / Saint John String Quartet


Release Date: 04/21/2017 
Label:  Leaf Music Inc   Catalog #: 02  
Composer:  Alexander GlazunovDmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Saint John String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
In Stock: Usually ships in 24 hours.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Saint John String Quartet's active concertizing schedule of over 125 concerts a year has taken them throughout Canada, the United States, Europe, Japan, Hong Kong and China. With two ECMA "Best Classical Album of the year" awards, the group can be often heard on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation radio waves, the internet and on 5 award-winning compact Discs. Winners of the 2012 Originals Award for 'Classical Music', the Quartet was also honored to receive the Lieutenant Governor’s NBYO award. The Quartet has played for the Prime Minister of Canada, Prince Charles and Queen Elizabeth II and at prestigious festivals such as the Tochigi Music Festival in Japan, the Arcady festival in the USA and the Forbidden City Festival in Read more Beijing China. For this release, the ensemble has chosen works by Alexander Glazunov and Dmitri Shostakovich. The Saint John String Quartet is David Adams, Paul Campbell, Christopher Buckley, and Sonja Adams. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Novelettes (5) for String Quartet, Op. 15 by Alexander Glazunov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Saint John String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Russia 
2.
Quartet for Strings no 3 in F major, Op. 73 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Saint John String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USSR 

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title