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Thursday, November 5, 2020 6:30 PM // UMS Digital Presentation

Digital Artist Residency
Chamber Music Forum with Members of the Spektral Quartet
“What a String Quartet Could Be”

 

The Chicago-based Spektral Quartet actively looks for connections between traditional repertoire and contemporary works. In this 90-minute conversation with U-M SMTD students, they discuss their approach to creating community-focused programming that draws in listeners with seamless connections across centuries, charismatic delivery, interactive concert formats, and bold, inquisitive programming. Their work has ranged from commissioning over 40 composers to write ringtone-length pieces for mobile devices to performing the Chicago premiere of Morton Feldman’s String Quartet No. 2, a staggering six-hour-long masterpiece.

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

  • Julia Darlow and John O’Meara
  • Anne and Paul Glendon

PATRON SPONSOR

  • Stephen and Rosamund Forrest
  • Beverley and Gerson Geltner
  • Susan and Richard Gutow
  • James and Nancy Stanley

FUNDED IN PART BY

  • UMS Sustaining Directors
11/5/20 6:30 PM
UMS Digital Presentation

Digital Artist Residency
Chamber Music Forum with Members of the Spektral Quartet
“What a String Quartet Could Be”

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The Chicago-based Spektral Quartet actively looks for connections between traditional repertoire and contemporary works. In this 90-minute conversation with U-M SMTD students, they discuss their approach to creating community-focused programming that draws in listeners with seamless connections across centuries, charismatic delivery, interactive concert formats, and bold, inquisitive programming. Their work has ranged from commissioning over 40 composers to write ringtone-length pieces for mobile devices to performing the Chicago premiere of Morton Feldman’s String Quartet No. 2, a staggering six-hour-long masterpiece.

SPONSORS

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

  • Julia Darlow and John O’Meara
  • Anne and Paul Glendon

PATRON SPONSOR

  • Stephen and Rosamund Forrest
  • Beverley and Gerson Geltner
  • Susan and Richard Gutow
  • James and Nancy Stanley

FUNDED IN PART BY

  • UMS Sustaining Directors
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