Founded in 1939, the Rimsky-Korsakov String Quartet of St. Petersburg is the oldest operating quartet in Russia. Hear them in Coolidge Corner with a program exploring the musical heritage of their home city, including Aleksandr Glazunov, an early piece by Sergey Rachmaninov, as well as short selections by various composers from the legendary Belaieff salon series “Les Vendredis.”
6:30 p.m.: Welcome reception
7:30 p.m.: Concert begins
Learn more about the program here.
The members of the Rimsky Korsakov String Quartet—Mikhail Bondarev (violin), Ekaterina Belisova (violin), Alexei Popov (viola) and Anton Andreev (cello)—are graduates of the prestigious St. Petersburg Conservatory, and are steeped in the grand tradition of Russian classical music.
The quartet was founded in 1939, the oldest in Russia, and is regarded as a monument to Russian musical history. Since 1989, the group has been actively touring abroad in Europe, and more recently in the U.S. and Canada, and has made appearances at numerous renowned music festivals throughout Europe and America, and consistently receive outstanding reviews.
All seating except VIP (first two rows) is unassigned. Please come early for best choice of seating.
This program is presented by BRAI in partnership with Congregation Kehillath Israel’s 6PLUS1 Cultural Program.+ More... - Less...
384 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446
$30.00 Early Bird (through Nov. 3)
$35.00 General Admission
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