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Miller Theatre Presents Soundscape America Featuring JACK Quartet

Miller Theatre
at Columbia University 

presents

JACK Quartet: Soundscape America

A thrilling two-night survey of the American string quartet
ranging from 1931 Ruth Crawford Seeger and 1951 Morton Feldman
to contemporary composers Applebaum and Zorn 

Thursday, October 19, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 21, 2017, 8:00 p.m.

In between the two concerts, a special event with JACK Quartet
for All-Access Pass holders takes place Friday, October 20, 2017, 6:00 p.m.:
Up-close with JACK and composers Erin Gee and Marcos Balter
A conversation with performance excerpts, followed by a reception with the artists

Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street)

Tickets: $20-$30 • All-Access Pass: $50 • Students with valid ID: $7-$18 


The string quartet is an iconic configuration in classical music. This fall, one of the most important and exciting string quartets of our time, the JACK Quartet, takes on an extremely diverse survey of American string quartets of the 20th and 21st centuries. JACK, dubbed “superheroes of the new music world” by The Boston Globe, will perform eleven string quartets over two nights by a range of composers including jazz legends and masters of complexity Anthony Braxton and John Zorn, visionaries Ruth Crawford Seegerand Morton Feldman, thorny modernist hero Elliott Carter, maverick Gloria Coates—plus many written in the last five years by Natacha Diels, Erin Gee, Cenk Ergün, Mark Applebaum, and Marcos Balter.


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Columbia University’s Miller Theatre is located north of the Main Campus Gate
at 116th St. & Broadway on the ground floor of Dodge Hall.

 
For photos, please contact Lauren Bailey at 212/854-1633 or lrb2113@columbia.edu.