PhiloSonia’s “Liaisons III: Britten & Shostakovich” explores the friendship of two composers who recognized each other as kindred spirits, bonded by their similar artistic outlooks.Strongly affected by the turbulent events of the 20th century, each of their musical voices reflected their humanistic ideals and personal
About PhiloSonia’s 2017-18 Season Liaisons:
PhiloSonia’s Second Season Liaisons explores composers’ friendships and the works they inspired. Over four concerts witness composers as loyal life-long friends united in upholding absolute music, compatriots dedicated to preserve their country’s musical heritage, kindred spirits from two sides of the Iron Curtain, and two brothers who are some of today’s most buzz-worthy artists.
Performers: Stani Dimitrova, Yezu Elizabeth Woo, violins; Chieh-Fan Jay Yiu, viola; Adrian Daurov, cello; Michael Brofman, piano