Saturday 25 February 2017 7:30PM

JACK Quartet; Pavel Kolesnikov piano

Xenakis Day

Additional notes

There is a pre-concert talk ahead of this concert at 6:00pm

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  • JACK Quartet
  • Christopher Otto violin
  • Austin Wulliman violin
  • John Pickford Richards viola
  • Jay Campbell cello
  • Pavel Kolesnikov piano

Two of Xenakis’s finest chamber works crown this thrilling programme. The short and concise Akea is followed by Tetras, named after the ancient Greek word ‘four’. With its extreme technical challenges and bold originality, Tetras was hailed as a pioneering addition to the string quartet repertoire following its première in 1983.

The JACK Quartet appears with the friendly support of the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation

  • Iannis Xenakis (1922-2001)
        • Tetora for string quartet
        • Mikka 'S' for solo violin
        • Ikhoor for string trio
  • Interval
        • Akea for piano and string quartet
        • Tetras for string quartet