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May 11, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm$25 - $35
FLUX Quartet with Evan Ziporyn, saxophone and composer, Tom Chiu, violin, Conrad Harris, violin, Max Mandel, viola, Felix Fan, cello
Seminal works by the 3 great masters of American minimalism. The spirit to explore and expand stylistic boundaries is a trademark of the FLUX Quartet. Inspired by the allembracing philosophy of the Fluxus movement, violinist Tom Chiu founded the FLUX Quartet in a search for a living art for all people with an “anything-goes, do-it-yourself” spirit. To that end, FLUX has always been committed to projects of unique vision that defy aesthetic categorization. FLUX is joined by Evan Ziporyn (formerly of Bang on a Can) for a program of intrepid works by America’s great minimalists.
Steve Reich: Violin Phase for Quartet (arr. Flux)
Steve Reich: New York Counterpoint
Philip Glass: Quartet #2 “Company”
Terry Riley (arr. Ziporyn): Poppy Nogood for Soprano Saxophone and Quartet
Tickets available at:
University of Calgary Campus Ticket Centre in person or by phone 403-220-7202.
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