East Coast Chamber Orchestra http://wrti.org en Beethoven and Shostakovich: Center Stage from Wolf Trap, Dec. 1, 5 PM http://wrti.org/post/beethoven-and-shostakovich-center-stage-wolf-trap-dec-1-5-pm <p>Beethoven's Grosse Fuge, despite being misunderstood and under-appreciated for years, has earned a place of its own in the chamber music repertoire. &nbsp;Originally the final movement of his Op. 130 String Quartet in B-flat, Beethoven wrote another finale for that quartet, and published the Great Fugue separately, at least in part because of the enormous demands the work placed on performers.</p> Sun, 01 Dec 2013 12:55:38 +0000 Jack Moore 6731 at http://wrti.org Beethoven and Shostakovich: Center Stage from Wolf Trap, Dec. 1, 5 PM