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Tom Chiu and Conrad Harris, violins
Max Mandel, viola | Felix Fan, cello
Donal Fox, piano
Experience a pair of exhilarating concerts by “one of the most fearless and important new-music ensembles around” (San Francisco Chronicle). Running down just a few recent Flux projects gives a sense of their interests: creating music for 3-D films with digital collective The Openended Group, recording works by avant balloonist Judy Dunaway, and playing as the onstage band for a new Pam Tanowitz ballet set to Béla Bartok’s String Quartet no. 5.
These are concerts to invigorate and intrigue, across an arresting spectrum of music: on Friday evening, a program leaning toward experimental jazz brings legendary saxophonist and composer Oliver Lake to perform in pieces he wrote for the group. Just a few hours later, come back for an afternoon of 20th century visionaries.
String Quartet no. 3
String Quartet no. 2
5 Movements for String Quartet
Running At Still Life
MUHAL RICHARD ABRAMS
Duet for Violin and Piano (Commissioned by the McKim Fund in the Library of Congress)
70 Chords for Terry: A Meditation on String Theory
6:30 pm – Whittall Pavilion