Exclusive: Russian quartet plays for anti-Putin election protests (+ brave video)

The New Russian Quartet gave their support to yesterday’s huge demonstrations in Moscow. The offered to pay from the main stage, but the sound would have been too thin. Instead, they played on the open balcony of a house nearby.

You can see and hear the demonstrations marching by as they play a movement from a Borodin Quartet. Watch the video here.

The NRQ are the resident quartet at the Moscow Conservatory.

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