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Thalea String Quartet

April 7 at 6:00 pm7:30 pm

The Department of Music presents the Thalea String Quartet in concert.

The Thalea String Quartet brings their signature vibrancy and emotional commitment to dynamic performances that reflect the past, present, and the future of the string quartet repertoire while celebrating diverse musical traditions from around the world. Fueled by the belief that chamber music is a powerful force for building community and human connection, the Thalea String Quartet has performed across North America, Europe, and China, and has appeared at the Kennedy Center, Massey Hall, and Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall. They have shared the stage with luminaries of the chamber music world, including members of the Emerson, Borromeo and St Lawrence String Quartets, and they have performed alongside celebrated artists including Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw, violist Lawrence Power, acclaimed Canadian band BADBADNOTGOOD, and visionary hip hop artist Jay Electronica.

The group features violinists Christopher Whitley and Kumiko Sakamoto, violist Lauren Spaulding, and cellist Titilayo Ayangade. Whitley performs on the 1700 “Taft” Stradivari, generously on loan by the Canada Council for the Arts Musical.

The quartet’s program will feature:
Akshaya Avril Tucker — Radha in the Forest
Jessie Montgomery — Source Code
Tanya Tagaq (arr. Jacob Garchik) — Sivunittinni
Florence B. Price — Five Folksongs in Counterpoint
Alfredo Ruiz-Malca — Here’s the Thing
Chris Benna — String Quartet No. 2
D’Juan Moreland — Pride’s Hunt
Dale Gray — Wanderer
Sonia Borenstein — The Flat Circle


$15 general admission, $10 seniors, $5 students. Ticket availability will be announced.

Please visit here for directions and parking information.

Please note: Visitors to Linehan Concert Hall must wear masks while at the performance.


Photo by Titilayo Ayangade

 

Details

Date:
April 7
Time:
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
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Venue

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall
UMBC Performing Arts and Humanities Building, 1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250 United States
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Phone:
4104558678
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