Seven pieces from the Kronos Quartet’s Fifty for the Future project are on the ensemble’s April 21 program presented at the Lensic Performing Arts Center by Performance Santa Fe.
Fifty for the Future, a commissioning project started in 2015 that will eventually consist of 50 new works presented over a five year period of time, reflects a wide variety of string quartet music written by living composers. Many of the works utilize unusual performance techniques and explore new soundscapes.
The Santa Fe program contains works by composers from around the world including Tanya Tagaq, Islam Chipsy, Raven Chacon and Yevgeniy Sharlat. [Read More…]