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Spektral Quartet and Wadada Leo Smith: Once More with Feeling! at Constellation

  • Constellation Chicago 3111 North Western Avenue Chicago, IL, 60618 United States (map)

Have you ever left a performance of contemporary music feeling that if only you could hear the piece again, your appreciation and understanding would deepen–that the music would come even more alive for you? Spektral Quartet created ONCE MORE, WITH FEELING! to give you that second listen on the same night, and to reveal the oftentimes subtle layers of a new piece through on-stage conversations with the composers.

They'll focus on just one piece of recent music – performing it once at the top and again at the end of the show, and in between they’ll invite the composer to explore the piece with us in a live interview, providing first-hand insight into the inspiration and process of creating it.

Discover how a composer transfigures the extraordinary legacies of visionaries like Rosa Parks and Angela Davis into a string quartet with one of the most brilliant composer-performers who’s ever set our minds set ablaze–Wadada Leo Smith.

“The quartet proved that they have everything: a supreme technical command that seems to come easily, a capacity to make complicated music clear, and, most notably on this occasion, an ability to cast a magic spell…” -The New York Times

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Earlier Event: March 2
a pe ri od ic (31): Jennie Gottschalk
Later Event: March 7
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