- Saturday, March 5, 2016, 7:30 pmDublin Guitar Quartet
Not your standard guitar ensemble, these Dubliners are strictly devoted to contemporary music—particularly music associated with minimalist composers like Philip Glass, Steve Reich, Arvo Pärt and Kevin Volans. They have been commissioning new music pieces and adapting traditional repertoire since 2002, when they formed at the Dublin Conservatory of Music and Drama. Learn more.Nikita Koshkin (1956– ) Changing the Guard
Philip Glass (1937– ) String Quartet No.2 "Company"
Rachel Grimes Book of Leaves
John Tavener (1944–2013) The Lamb
William Kanengiser (1959– ) Gongan
Leo Brouwer (1939– ) Cuban Landscape with Rhumba
Marc Mellits (1966– ) Quartet World Premiere
Urmas Sisask (1960– ) Songs in honour of the Virgin Mary
György Ligeti (1923–2006) Musica Ricercata
Single tickets: $25 regular, $20 seniors, $15 young adults (under 30), free for full-time students with ID (available at the door)
Later This Season ...
- Saturday, April 2, 2016, 7:30 pmPrima Trio
Founded in 2004 while its members were students at Oberlin, the Prima Trio—violin, clarinet, and piano—were gold-medal winners at the prestigious Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. They are dedicated to providing music "with an individualistic vigor and character"—the Palm Beach Daily News has pronounced them "a whirlwind of joy." Learn more.
- Saturday, April 30, 2016, 7:30 pmJupiter Quartet, with James Dunham, Viola
As they enter their 13th year, the Jupiter Quartet, in residence at the University of Illinois in Champagne-Urbana, have become firmly established in the world of chamber music. They have played to great acclaim in many of the world's finest concert halls, and at music festivals from Seoul to Skaneateles. The St. Louis Dispatch has written: "String quartets, like fine wines, get better with age; the Jupiters are a very fine vintage indeed." They will be joined by soloist, chamber musician and teacher James Dunham, who is active internationally as a recitalist and guest artist, and is professor of viola at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music. Learn more.
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