Four musicians posing with their stringed instruments
Madeline Island Chamber Music

Chalk and Soot: Brooklyn Rider with Ariadne Greif

Date: Sat Jul 13 2024

Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Room: Clubhouse at Madeline Island

Location: Madeline Island Chamber Music

Tickets: $40.00

With their gripping performance style and unquenchable appetite for musical adventure, Brooklyn Rider has carved a singular space in the world of string quartets over their fifteen-year history. Defining the string quartet as a medium with deep historic roots and endless possibility for invention, they find equal inspiration in musical languages ranging from late Beethoven to Persian classical music to American roots music to the endlessly varied voices of living composers. Claiming no allegiance to either end of the historical spectrum, Brooklyn Rider most comfortably operates within the long arc of the tradition, seeking to illuminate works of the past with fresh insight while coaxing the malleable genre into the future through an inclusive programming vision, deep-rooted collaborations with a wide range of global tradition bearers, and the creation of thoughtful and relevant frames for commissioning projects.

Program

From the Brooklyn Rider Almanac, Book II:

Clarice Assad: Cinematheque
Tyshawn Sorey: untitiled
Gabriel Kahane: American Studies

Schoenberg: String Quartet No. 2, Op. 10 (texts by Stefan George)

Intermission

Colin Jacobsen: Suite from Chalk and Soot (texts by Wassily Kandinsky)

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