12 - Pre-concert Talk - Elizabeth Wilson

12 - Pre-concert Talk - Elizabeth Wilson

18 July 2017 10:00 am

St Mary's Church, Birdsall, YO17 9NW,

12 - Pre-concert Talk - Elizabeth Wilson

Pre-concert Talk
Elizabeth Wilson

Elizabeth Wilson continues to explore what lies behind the string quartets of Shostakovich, and how they became a repository for his most private feelings. For him, as for Akhmatova and their great contemporaries Tsvetayeva and Pasternak, art had many meanings and functioned at many levels, while truth remained sacrosanct, even if it could only be expressed in disguise.

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