While many musicians face roadblocks on their way to fame and fortune, Ravel and Shostakovich faced extraordinary hardships on their journeys. Both composers’ works featured on this program are the result of hard work and perseverance stemming from the rejection and opposition that they encountered throughout their lives.
Ravel: String Quartet in F Major
Shostakovich: Piano Quintet Op. 57 in G Minor
Brittany Boulding and Joy Rhee- violins
Sue Jane Bryant- viola
Brian Wharton- cello
Tanya Stambuk- piano