Source: Spektral Quartet.
IN SEARCH OF FUTURES PAST: SCHOENBERG THE ROMANTIC
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2017
FULTON RECITAL HALL
Like Mel Gibson and Danny Glover, Schoenberg and Brahms are brothers from another mother. We kick off our series luxuriating in the plush harmonies that link these two geniuses.
CAROLINA PERFORMING ARTS
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2017
Augusta Read Thomas – CHI (2017)
Philip Glass – String Quartet No. 2 “Company” (1983)
Samuel Adams – Quartet Movement (2016)
Johannes Brahms – String Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 51 (1873)
DOVETAIL SERIES: SPEKTRAL + MIKEL PATRICK AVERY
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2017
STONY ISLAND ARTS BANK
See what happens when musical traditions collide and converge as we swap sets with sonic scientist Mikel Patrick Avery (Black Monks of Mississippi, Rob Mazurek‘s Moon Cycles, Chicago Jazz Philharmonic) and then collude for a joint concoction.
ONCE MORE, WITH FEELING! FEATURING ELIZA BROWN
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2017
We peel back the curtains on our brand-new, multiple-listen, deep-dive series with one of our favorite tracks from the Spektral rep list, penned by a seriously engaging public speaker, composer Eliza Brown.
GRAND RAPIDS ART MUSEUM: SUNDAY CLASSICAL CONCERT SERIES
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2017
GRAND RAPIDS ART MUSEUM
Eliza Brown – String Quartet No. 1 (2013)
Johannes Brahms – String Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 51 (1873) (excerpts)
Béla Bartók – String Quartet No. 1 in A minor (1909) (excerpts)