Ne(x)tworks Quartet Plays Feldman’s Six-Hour Work


Morton Feldman’s String Quartet No. 2 is hardly standard fare for a housewarming. Composed in 1983, the work runs more than six hours when played complete. But somehow it seemed ideally suited for the first public event mounted by Issue Project Room, a vital avant-garde performing arts presenter, in its future home at 110 Livingston Street in downtown Brooklyn on Sunday. A string quartet drawn from the fine new-music ensemble Ne(x)tworks did the honors.

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