ETHEL

ETHEL
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Start Date: Nov 20 2014
Location: Shalin Liu Performance Center



Kip Jones, violin | Tema Watstein, violin | Ralph Farris, viola | Dorothy Lawson, cello Acclaimed as ‘indefatigable and eclectic’ (The New York Times), ‘vital and brilliant’ (The New Yorker), and ‘one of the most exciting quartets around’ (Strad Magazine), ETHEL invigorates the contemporary music scene with exuberance, intensity, imaginative programming, and exceptional artistry.At the heart of ETHEL is a collaborative ethos ‘ a quest for a common creative expression that is forged in the celebration of community. As cultural and musical ‘pollinators,’ the quartet brings its collaborative discoveries to audiences through multi-dimensional musical repertoire and community engagement. The group is founded in 1998 and based in New York City.

Program
DON BYRON: Four Thoughts on Marvin Gaye
RALPH FARRIS: Factions
SOFIA GUBAIDALINA: Musical Toys
KIP JONES: Liftline
LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO: Vul’Inhiziyo
ARVO P’RT: Psalom
ALEKSANDRA VREBALOV: Logbook