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Tag: Arditti Quartet
Brown Girls writer Fatimah Asghar on Janelle Monae’s utopia for queer women of color
Current musical obsessions of Brown Girls writer Fatimah Asghar, Macie Stewart of Ohmme, and the Reader’s Peter Margasak
A season-long focus on the music of Hungarian composer György Ligeti opens with a performance by the peerless Arditti Quartet
The Hungarian composer György Ligeti will be feted during the University of Chicago’s 2017-2018 concert season with a thrilling series of performances by high-caliber artists including Imani Winds, Eighth Blackbird and Amadinda, and Third Coast Percussion. The program gets off to a stellar start with the Arditti Quartet, arguably the most consistently adventurous and precise […]
The outlandish Karlheinz Stockhausen
Frank Scheffer’s 1996 documentary Helicopter String Quartet presents Stockhausen’s ambition in all of its ego-driven madness.