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Arditti Quartet

April 1, 2017, 8:00 pm
Location Alexander Kasser Theater
SponsorPeak PerformancesCost$20; no charge for undergraduates when you show your valid MSU ID at the box office, courtesy of your Performing Arts FeeMore Informationhttp://www.peakperfs.org/peak-programming-2016-17/all-terrain/Posted InPeak Performances
ArtistAll Terrain String Festival: Bolcom 4 x 4PremiereNJ/NY PremiereTicketshttp://peakperfs.tix.com/Schedule.aspx?OrgNum=1631&ActCode=129787
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"Awesome intensity ... utter technical command."—The New York Times

It is said that when Irvine Arditti founded his quartet in 1974, the history of contemporary music was forever changed , leaving an indelible mark on the strings repertoire of the 20th century. According to New York Times music critic Anthony Tommasini, Arditti has "one message for composers who dare to write pathbreaking and technically punishing music: 'Bring it on.'"

THE PROGRAM

New York/New Jersey Premiere!
William Bolcom (b. 1938)
String Quartet no. 8

New York/New Jersey Premiere!
Hilda Paredes (b. 1957)
Son dementes cuerdas
with Eliot Fisk, guitar

Elliott Carter (1908 – 2012)
String Quartet no. 5

Chaya Czernowin (b. 1957)
Anea Crystal: Anea
with the Shanghai Quartet