This Week's Opportunity To Revisit With Sofia Gubaidulina's Chamber Works For Strings And With Ms. Gubaidulina Herself In Person (Lightshow Promised)
Thursday, May 21, 2009, 7:30 PM
Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Free tickets required
Special guest: Sofia Gubaidulina
'Born in the Tatar Republic of the former Soviet Union, Sofia Gubaidulina has earned commissions from the world’s leading ensembles, including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic [but why not the National Symphony Orchestra?]. The Moscow String Quartet, which was featured at a special seventieth birthday event held for Gubaidulina in London, performs her String Trio and String Quartet no. 4, Glinka’s Quartet in F Major, and Borodin’s Quartet no. 2. Presented in conjunction with "The Tsars and the East".'
Photo credit: (c) Freer and Sackler Galleries 2009. Copyright controlled.