This concert is presented by

Emerson String Quartet
Brahms, Shostakovich

Live on medici.tv, the Emerson String Quartet performs at the Louvre Auditorium in a Brahms and Shostakovich programme.

The first part of the programme features the second string quartet composed by one of the masters of the Romantic era: Brahms. The concert closes on a work by Shostakovich, a composer that the ESQ has played a lot (they have performed the composer's complete string quarets a few times): the String Quartet in D flat major.

Picture: Emerson String Quartet © Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

Musée du Louvre: Henri Loyrette, President Director; Monique Devaux, Concerts Artistic Director.

The Emerson String Quartet appears courtesy of Sony Classical.

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Broadcast date : Nov. 14, 2012, 7 p.m.

Movie director : Jean-Pierre Loisil

Location : Louvre Auditorium (Paris, France)