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Spektral Quartet / Ensemble Dal Niente

  • Harris Theater 205 East Randolph Street Chicago, IL, 60601 United States (map)

Spektral Quartet

Samuel Adams: Quartet Movement (World Premiere)
Tomeka Reid: Prospective Dwellers (World Premiere)
George Lewis: String Quartet 1.5: Experiments in Living (World Premiere)

Ensemble Dal Niente
Michael Lewanski, conductor

Pierce Gradone: To Paint Their Madness (World Premiere- Fromm Foundation Commission)
Chris Fisher-Lochhead: stutter-step the concept (World Premiere)
Jeff Parker: Water on Glass (World Premiere)

Six world premieres by Chicago’s most ferocious composers are the hallmark of this main stage concert. Modernist George Lewis teams up with post-modernists Tomeka Reid and Samuel Adams in Spektral’s opening set. The second half of program features Ensemble Dal Niente interpreting the thorny works of Chris Fisher-Lochhead, the dynamic inventions of Pierce Gradone and a new composition by Jeff Parker of indie-rock band Tortoise, who joins the ensemble on synthesizer. 

Admission: $20 General / $10 Students
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Earlier Event: October 7
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