The quartet will perform a work by and Martinů and Schulhoff's Conceto for string quartet & wind orchestra with the London Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Vladimir Jurowski at the Royal Festival Hall on the 7th of November 2018.
The quartet currently consists of Ruben Aharonian, Sergei Lomovsky on violins, Igor Naidin on Viola and Vladimir Balshin on cello.
The Quartet performed in a lunchtime concert with clarinetist Michael Collins on the 25th of April at the Wigmore Hall.
Michael Church for the Independent: "... the Borodin Quartet has maintained stratospherically high standards for seventy unbroken years. The personnel has changed several times, but the solidity of the group’s foundations were made crystal clear this week."
Sergei Lomovsky joined the quartet in 2011, while cellist Valentin Berlinsky left the quartet in 2007 after 62 years (yes, you read that correctly as 62) of loyal service.
Rostislav Dubinsky played the first violin from 1945 until 1976.
The Borodin Quartet is a string quartet that was founded in 1945 in Moscow. The quartet got its present name in 1955 after starting out in 1945 as the Moscow Conservatoire Quartet with cellist Mstislav Rostropovich.