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Shostakovich: 24 Preludes & Fugues

May 4, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

£5 - £18

Friday 4 May, 7.30pm (pre-concert talk by Marina Frolova-Walker at 6.45pm)
JdP, St Hilda’s College
https://jdp.st-hildas.ox.ac.uk/event/shostakovich-24-preludes-fugues

Shostakovich wrote his massive cycle of 24 Preludes and Fugues Op. 87 in the space of only four months. A fusion of Bachian archetypes, a particularly Russian counterpoint (instigated in the late 19th century by Taneyev), Soviet classicism and Shostakovich’s unmistakable voice, Shostakovich’s Op. 87 quickly became a cornerstone of twentieth-century piano polyphony.

£5 students, £13 stalls, £18 gallery (£5 livestream from the JdP website).

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Date:
May 4, 2018
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
£5 - £18
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Website:
https://jdp.st-hildas.ox.ac.uk/event/shostakovich-24-preludes-fugues
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