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KRONOS QUARTET Joins FACE THE MUSIC For Performance at the 2018 Ecstatic Music Festival Next Week


KRONOS QUARTET Joins FACE THE MUSIC For Performance at the 2018 Ecstatic Music Festival Next Week

The adventurous, Grammy-winning Kronos Quartet - one of the most celebrated and influential ensembles of our time - joins NYC's acclaimed youth new music ensemble Face the Music ("a force in the New York new-music world" - New York Times) to perform new works written for Kronos' "Fifty for the Future," a commissioning, education and legacy project showcasing contemporary approaches to the string quartet that features new works by some of today's foremost composers. The two ensembles will perform separately and together. Face the Music will perform Yotam Haber's From the Book and Kala Ramnath's Amrit. More information and tickets here.

Doors open at 6:45. Enjoy Traze homemade falafel pizza before the concert. This concert is made possible thanks to the generosity of the Eugene M. Lang Foundation, and is dedicated to Eugene Lang's legacy.

A collaboration between New Amsterdam Records and Kaufman Music Center, the acclaimed Ecstatic Music Festival® returns in 2018, bringing together composers and performers from different musical genres for nine one-night-only performances featuring world premieres, new arrangements and the exclusive opportunity to hear artists discuss their work. Starting Jan. 27 and running through April 26, 2018, the festival, hailed as "the alt-classical world's main showcase" (The New York Times), a will feature collaborations from more than 75 artists, including Kronos Quartet, the Bang on a Can All-Stars, Margaret Leng Tan, Glasser, Xenia Rubinos, Mantra Percussion, Mahogany L. Browne, Carla Kihlstedt, Patrick Zimmerli, Ethan Iverson, Buke & Gase's Arone Dyer, and many more.

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