String Quartet Plus…

August 5, 2016, 10:00 pm

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Ever since its creation by Haydn in the 18th century, the string quartet has been one of the preeminent vehicles for more musical innovation. This show features new directions for the string quartet, pairing the quartet with unusual other instruments like frame drum, alto flute and more.


William Kraft: Music for String Quartet and Percussion, III: The Winds of Evanescence
Southwest Chamber Music

Romano Crivici: Flat Earth for didgeridoo and string quartet
Elektra String Quartet; Crivici, didgeridoo

Mason Bates: Bagatelles, I- Rough Math
Del Sol Quartet

Franghiz Ali-Zadeh: Apsheron Quartet, II- Reverse Time
Kronos Quartet; Ali-Zadeh, p.

Osvaldo Golijov: The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind, IV
Kronos Quartet, David Krakauer, clarinet

Terry Riley: The Cusp of Magic- Buddha’s Bedroom
Kronos Quartet; Wu Man, pipa

Diego Schissi: Liquido
Spektral Quartet; Julien Labro, bandoneon