Ear Heart Music Presents: Del Sol String Quartet
The San Francisco based Del Sol String Quartet, two-time winner of the top Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, is breaking the boundaries of classical music in riveting performances of new music with a global pulse. This critically acclaimed group of master musicians explores new ways to interact with audiences, composers and artists across cultures and art forms.
Elena Kats-Chernin (b. 1957, Uzbekistan): Fast Blue Village (2007)
Mason Bates (b. 1977): Bagatelles for Amplified String Quartet and Electronica (2011): III. "On a Wire: Mating Dance" [NY PREMIERE]
Ken Ueno (b. 1970, US): Peradam (2011)
Lou Harrison (1917-2003): String Quartet Set (1979): I. Variations on Walter Von der Vogelweide's "Song of Palestine", III. Estampie
Ben Johnston (b. 1926): String Quartet No. 10 (1995): II, IV.
Chinary Ung (b. 1942, Cambodia): Spiral X: "In Memoriam" for amplified string quartet (2007)
Please note that the Mason Bates piece, which was commissioned by Chamber Music America, will have its full world premiere performance in August at Marin Alsop's Cabrillo Festival of New Music in Santa Cruz, CA. Del Sol will be giving a special preview of one movement of the piece at The Tank.
About Ear Heart Music
In its brief two and a half year history, the "innovative Ear Heart Music series has become a staple in the New York new music soundscape." (Time Out NY) A melting pot of adventurous and cutting-edge performers, composers, and collaborative artists, Ear Heart Music is where curious New Yorkers get their aural fix. By presenting music that engages and entertains, we nurture our audience. By facilit...ating open dialogue, we provide context for our work. Shows often incorporate additional artistic elements such as electronic processing, performance art, film, and dance. Through innovative artist pairings, eclectic programming, and the integral incorporation of new work, Ear Heart Music plays a major role in reshaping the chamber music landscape for the 21st century.
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