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This Week's Euro Classics

Posted at 3:15 AM on November 4, 2009 by Ward Jacobson
Filed under: Programs

Okay all you classical music night owls, there's another Euro Classic coming up late tonight. Just past midnight I'll present an exclusive recording featuring the Aviv Quartet playing the Shostakovich String Quartet No. 3 in F. Shostakovich himself thought this Quartet was one of his finest achievements. It was composed in the immediate aftermath of World War II. Tonight's Euro Classic was recorded live in September, 2008 at the Beursschouwburg, Brussels.

And don't forget Saturday's Euro Classic. Just after 8pm, Philippe Jordan conducts the Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra in Bartok's Two Pictures. This concert took place last February at Salle Pleyel in Paris.

Hope you can tune in, either on the radio or on-line.