American String Quartet with Salman Rushdie and Paul Cantelon

February 24, 2017, 12:00 pm

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(Photo: Peter Schaaf)

The American String Quartet premieres a new work by Paul Cantelon at the University of Chicago. It’s based on Salman Rushdie’s 2008 novel, The Enchantress of Florence, with the venerable author reading excerpts amidst the music.

  • String Quartet No. 13, in B-flat Major Op. 130, by Beethoven
    I. Adagio
    V. Cavatina

  • Excerpts from On the Enchantress of Florence, by Paul Cantelon