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Mar 3, 2017 at 8:00 pm

Dublin Guitar Quartet at ArtPower

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They might play traditional Spanish-style classical guitars, but they’re not your standard guitar ensemble. Described as a “quartet with a difference” by the Irish Times, the Dublin Guitar Quartet is the first classical guitar quartet entirely devoted to new music. Since their formation, the quartet has worked to expand the genre’s limited repertoire by commissioning new works and adapting modern masterpieces. With the help of 8- and 11-string guitars, the quartet has created an original catalogue of arrangements by composers such as Philip Glass, Steve Reich, Arvo Pärt, and György Ligeti. Expect a dynamic, entertaining, and completely novel concert experience at their San Diego debut with ArtPower.

Program

Bryce Dessner: Aheym; Philip Glass: Saxophone Quartet; Rachel Grimes: Book of Leaves; William Kanengiser: Gongan; Nikita Koshkin: Changing the Guard; György Ligeti: Inaktelki Nóták andMátraszentimrei Dalok; Marc Mellits: Quartet; Urmas Sisask: Songs in Honour of the Virgin Mary

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Date and Time

Mar 3, 2017 at 8:00 pm

Location

Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

Event Registration

Registration for this event is required.

Event Fee

Sec A: $30; Sec B: $23; UC San Diego Student: $9

Contact

ArtPower at UC San Diego    artpower@ucsd.edu    858-534-8497

Audience

Faculty, Staff, Students, The General Public

Event Host

ArtPower at UC San Diego

Event Category

Concerts, Performances and Exhibitions