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Date & Time

Friday, February 24, 2017
7:30 PM

Location

Mandel Hall

Admission

$35 / $28 Faculty and Staff / $5 students

More Information

https://chicagopresents.uchicago.edu/

Contact

Music Department
773-702-8484

Description

American String Quartet with Salman Rushdie
Paul Cantelon: Suite on The Enchantress of Florence (Midwest premiere)
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat Major, Op. 130 with Grosse Fuge (Op. 133)

The venerable American String Quartet premieres a new work by Paul Cantelon based on Salman Rushdie’s 2008 novel, The Enchantress of Florence, with the author reading excerpts amidst the music. In the second half of the program, Rushdie and the Quartet set one of Beethoven’s late quartets.

PLUS: Book group discussion of The Enchantress of Florence with Associate Professor Srikanth “Chicu” Reddy on Wednesday, February 22