Duke Performances Presents: Metamorphosen
November 6, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pmFree
A program of works created during the World War II period from three distinct nationalities: Irish-English, Soviet and German. The evening closes with a rare performance of Richard Strauss’s Metamorphosen for 23 Solo Strings written during the waning months of WWII and widely regarded as an elegy for Germany’s destruction during the war.
Elizabeth Maconchy: String Quartet #4 (1942)
Sergei Prokofiev: String Quartet #2 in F Minor (1942)
Richard Strauss: Metamorphosen for 23 Solo Strings (1945)