Discord – Harmony, History, and Humanity

Rolston String Quartet

Canada’s Rolston String Quartet brings Different Trains to Calgary

Horizons Series 1
October 20, 2019 – 8 p.m.

Program

Mozart: Quartet in C, K. 465 “Dissonance”
Ligeti: Quartet No. 1 “Metamorphoses Nocturnes”
Steve Reich: Different Trains

Performers

Luri Lee, violin
Emily Kruspe, violin
Hezekiah Leung, viola
Jonathan Lo, cello

About the Rolston String Quartet

The 2018 recipient and first international ensemble chosen for the prestigious Cleveland Quartet Award from Chamber Music America, Canada’s Rolston String Quartet continue to receive acclamation and recognition for their musical excellence. In 2016, a monumental year, they earned First Prize win at the 12th Banff International String Quartet Competition (BISQC). In that same year, the quartet’s winnings included Astral’s National Auditions and Grand Prize of the 31st Chamber Music Yellow Springs Competition. They were also prizewinners at the 2016 Bordeaux International String Quartet Competition and the inaugural M-Prize competition. This program includes a vivid performance of Steve Reich’s seminal work Different Trains with new video by Spanish multimedia artists, Beatriz Caravaggio.

Rolston SQ website


Concert Co-Sponsor

Marga Betz


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