Edgar M. Bronfman String Quartet
Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 6:30 PM MDT
Sun Valley Pavilion
Jeremy Constant, Violin
Polina Sedukh, Violin
Adam Smyla, Viola
Amos Yang, Cello
String Quartet No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 110
String Quartet No. 19 in C Major, K. 465, “Dissonance”
Edgar M. Bronfman String Quartet program notes
In June 1960, P.N. Pospelov was sent to recruit Shostakovich to join the Communist Party on Khrushchev’s orders. The esteemed 53-year-old Shostakovich had experienced the extreme hardships of living as an artist under Soviet regime and, in particular, the daily terrors associated...
2021 digital program book
Printed programs are available at the concerts, at the Festival Welcome Center and Store (open concert days from 1:00-3:30 PM and 5:00-8:00 PM; closed during the concert), or outside the Festival office at 120 2nd, Ave. North, Ketchum.