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Saturday July 13 2013
08:00 PM

Kronos Quartet with Wu Man

category national | arts and media | event notice author Friday June 05, 2009 20:42author by Eamonn Quinn - Louth Contemporary Music Report this post to the editors

Tan Dun's Ghost Opera and Terry Riley's Cusp of Magice

Louth Contemporary Music Society in association with Louth County Arts Office and Dundalk Arts office present The Kronos Quartet with special guest Wu Man in the Irish premieres of Tan Dun’s Ghost Opera & Terry Riley’s Cusp of Magic in An Tain Theatre Dundalk on 13 July 2009.

Both works were specially written for the Kronos Quartet and are available on cd recordings from Nonesuch records.

Kronos with Wu Man
Kronos with Wu Man

Tan Dun’s Ghost Opera
Ghost Opera is an acclaimed work for string quartet and pipa (Chinese lute) from Tan Dun (Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon) Tan Dun’s Ghost Opera is written for string quartet and pipa (Chinese lute) and features Grammy winning Kronos Quartet with acclaimed Chinese instrumentalist Wu Man.

Terry Riley’s Cusp of Magic
Terry Riley’s six-movement piece, The Cusp of Magic was described by the Los Angeles Times “with its lullabies and entrancing Chinese songs and sweet disposition, brims with joy.”

Tickets €20 on sale from www.centralticketbureau.com
0818 205 205 UK: 0870 850 2896 International: ++353 1 8721122

An Tain Theatre Box Office Crowe St, Dundalk.
00 353 42 9392919.
Email:
antain@dundalktown.ie
www.antaintheatre.com

Related Link: http://www.louthcms.org/?p=963

Caption: Kronos with Wu Man


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