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Washington Performing Arts presents Spektral Quartet
Seeded by ross on 23 Oct 2019
Author: Washington Performing Arts
Spektral Quartet Looking Skyward Tue, Oct 29, 7:30pm Kennedy Center Terrace Theater Program: TOMÁS LUIS DE VICTORIA: O Magnum Mysterium ELIZA BROWN: String Quartet No. 1 BEETHOVEN: Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135 ANNA THORVALDSDOTTIR & SIGURÐUR GUÐJÓNSSON: Enigma (world premiere; Washington Performing Arts co-commission) “The Spektral Quartet likes to put on performances that are not so much concerts as high-energy thrill rides for musically inquisitive listeners.” – Chicago Tribune Experience multi-sensory immersion with the world premiere of Enigma, a collaboration between the incandescent minds of two eminent Icelandic creatives: composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir and video artist Sigurður Guðjónsson. Through enchanting sounds and opulent visuals, Enigma uncovers the dualities of friction and flow, expansion and contraction, and tenderness and tension to unmask the universality of these vital alliances. The 2019 Grammy-nominated Spektral Quartet is one of America’s most innovative