American String Quartet with Salman Rushdie

Date(s): 

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 7:30pm

The venerable American String Quartet premieres a new work by Paul Cantelon based on Salman Rushdie’s 2008 novel, The Enchantress of Florence, with the author reading excerpts amidst the music. In the second half of the program, Rushdie and the Quartet set one of Beethoven’s late quartets.

Related Events:
Wednesday, February 22 / 6 PM / Logan Center / Room 801 / Free
Book group discussion of The Enchantress of Florence with Associate Professor Srikanth “Chicu” Reddy

Program: 

6:30 PM pre-concert discussion with artists and Rachel DeWoskin

7:30 PM concert
Paul Cantelon: Suite on The Enchantress of Florence (Midwest premiere)
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat Major, Op. 130 with Grosse Fuge (Op. 133)

Performer(s): 

American String Quartet

Date(s): 

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 7:30pm

Venue: 

Mandel Hall

Location: 

1131 E. 57th Street Chicago, IL 60637

Additional Materials: 

Cost: 

$35 / $28 Faculty and Staff / $5 students

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