Flux Quartet Concert II, with Donal Fox [CONCERT], Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Saturday, 02. May 2020

Flux Quartet Concert II with Donal Fox
Tom Chiu and Conrad Harris, violinsMax Mandel, violaFelix Fan, cellowith Donal Fox, piano
ABOUT THIS CONCERTExperience a pair of exhilarating concerts by “one of the most fearless and important new-music ensembles around” (San Francisco Chronicle). With a repertoire highlighted by over 100 premieres, Flux displays impressive versatility across an arresting spectrum of music, leading to unconventional collaborations: soundtracks for 3-D films with digital collective The Openended Group; recording a fully notated composition by avant balloonist Judy Dunaway; and performing Béla Bartók’s String Quartet no. 5 as the onstage band for a new Pam Tanowitz ballet.
These are concerts to invigorate and intrigue: on Friday evening, a program leaning toward experimental jazz features saxophonist and composer, painter and poet Oliver Lake as guest artist. Just a few hours later, come back for an afternoon of 20th century iconoclasts and visionaries, including Nancarrow and Scelsi. 


Pre-Concert Conversation with the ArtistsWhittall Pavilion, 6:30 pm


PROGRAM
CONLON NANCARROWString Quartet no. 3
GIACINTO SCELSIString Quartet no. 2
ANTON WEBERN5 Movements for String Quartet
ELIZABETH OGONEKRunning At Still Life
MUHAL RICHARD ABRAMSDuet for Violin and Piano (Commissioned by the McKim Fund in the Library of Congress)
PAULINE OLIVEROS70 Chords for Terry: A Meditation on String Theory


Additional Ticketing Information
Reserved seats not claimed by five minutes before the scheduled start of the event will be distributed to waiting RUSH patrons. For more information about RUSH please visit 
For patrons unable to obtain a reservation, we strongly encourage attendance anyway—while there is no guarantee of seating due to the intimate size of some spaces, patrons are almost always accommodated, especially if they collect a RUSH Space Available pass two hours in advance of the show's start time. In over 99% of cases, all guests are able to be seated, and some seats are ALWAYS available for sold-out performances due to returns and no-shows.
Please request ADA accommodations at least five business days in advance by contacting (202) 707-6362 or ada@loc.gov.


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Flux Quartet Concert II, with Donal Fox [CONCERT]

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