Sad news: A second member of the Shostakovich Quartet has died

Sad news: A second member of the Shostakovich Quartet has died

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norman lebrecht

May 07, 2016

Andrei Shislov, founder and first violiinst of the Shostakovich Quartet, died today at 71.

andrei-shishlov

The quartet was formed in 1966 by four students at the Moscow Conservatoire.

Earlier this week, we reported the death of the quartet’s viola player,¬†Alexander Galkovsky.

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  • esfir ross says:

    Quartet was formed 1945 at Moscow conservatory. It was 70th anniversary 2015.

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