A WFMT special broadcast of Ensemble-in-Residence Kontras Quartet on Relevant Tones. Kontras Quartet has been blending the line between classical and folk music since 2009. On this program we’ll hear a Folk inspired repertoire from South Africa to Japan back home to the Midwest.
Kontras in Levin Performance Studio!
Strum by Jessie Montgomery
String Quartet No. 1 “White Man Sleeps”: Movement I. “First Dance,” by Kevin Volans
Exodus Quartet: I. “A Tale; Generations of Suffering” by Rudy Perrault
Appalachian Polaroids by Steven Snowden
Japanese Folk Song Suite No. 2: Movement I. Yagibushi & Movement II. Nambu ushioi ota, by Hajime Komatsu –
Komeng, by Mokale Koapeng
8 Chinese folk songs: No. 5: Horse Herds Mountain Song & No. 8: Leaving Home, by Zhou Long
Shortnin’ Bread, by Florence Price
String Quartet No. 3 “Old Time” by Mark O’Connor
Black Bend, by Dan Visconti