march, 2019

12mar1:00 pm2:50 pmAtom String Quartet Meets Berklee1:00 pm - 2:50 pm

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Event Details

One of Poland’s leading jazz ensembles, the Atom String Quartet performs an exciting program from its first United States tour. Expanding the role and repertoire of the traditional string quartet, ASQ presents jazz, pop, contemporary compositions, traditional Polish folk songs, and more.

The band constantly performs at the greatest music festivals of the world, such as: Berliner Jazztage, Jazz Baltica, Cairo Jazz Festival, Katara European Jazz Festival, Gaume Jazz Festival, Manchester Jazz Festival, Jazzycolors etc.

Atom String Quartet performed also in the prestigous concert halls like: Carnegie Hall (NYC), Elbphilaharmonie (Hamburg), Berliner Philharmoniker (Berlin) and National Center for the Performing Arts (Beijing). The group recorded four original records, two od them received the Polish music award “Fryderyk” (Polish „Grammy”)

Not only audience all over the world appreciates the quartet`s uniqueness but also artists who invite musicians to cooperate: Branford Marsalis, Bobby McFerrin, Mino Cinelu, Grażyna Auguścik, Urszula Dudziak, etc.

The programme of the concert will contain music of ASQ musicians, Zbigniew Seifert, as well as music of the best Polish classical composers: Witold Lutosławski and Krzysztof Penderecki, arranged for the string quartet by its members.

More information: https://www.berklee.edu/events/atom-string-quartet-meets-berklee

This event is co-sponsored by: Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Berklee String Department, Student Government Association at Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee, the Office of Student Activities at Berklee, and the Berklee Performance Division.

Time

(Tuesday) 1:00 pm - 2:50 pm

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