August 2, 2019 6:00PM
NM Museum of Art
New Music with FLUX QUARTET
MATTHEW RICKETTS String Quartet (2019 Festival commission, world premiere)
TOM CHIU RETROCON
ALEX STEPHENSON String Quartet (2019 Festival commission, world premiere)
MICHAEL GANDOLFI New Work for String Quartet (2019 Festival commission, world premiere)
The FLUX Quartet gives the world premieres of string quartets commissioned by the Festival from Matthew Ricketts and Alex Stephenson, the two participants in the Festival’s seventh annual Young Composers String Quartet Project, and Grammy-nominated composer Michael Gandolfi. The concert also includes a performance of RETROCON, written in 2017 by Tom Chiu, who founded and serves as first violin for the FLUX Quartet.
FLUX Quartet (Tom Chiu, Conrad Harris, Max Mandel, Felix Fan)
Composers Michael Gandolfi, Matthew Ricketts, and Alex Stephenson with Valerie Guy
Approximate length: 1 hour
All Festival artists and programming are subject to change.