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Kronos Quartet – South Exposure Music Series

November 7, 2021 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST


Wednesday, November 3


“A Kronos Quartet Primer: 49 Years of BIG Listening”

1:10 – 2p.m., School of Music (Room 006)

Opening presentation by David K. Garner, UofSC professor of composition

A Night to Celebrate and Thank Poetry

7:30 – 9 p.m., The Big Apple, 1000 Hampton St.

Led by Nikky Finney

A celebration of poetry by those who write it and read it!  Attendees are invited to share a poem.

Thursday, November 4

Kronos Quartet Master Class
5 – 7 p.m., School of Music (Room 016)
UofSC graduate student string quartets performing repertoire from Kronos’s “Fifty for the Future” commissioning project.

*Screening of the film Us
7 – 9 p.m. Film Screening, Nickelodeon Theatre, 1607 Main St. (seating at 6:30 p.m.)
Directed by Jordan Peele, music by Michael Abels.  Starring Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Shahadi Wright Joseph and Elisabeth Moss.

Post-Screening Discussion with Composer Michael Abels 

9:05 – 9:45 p.m., Nickelodeon Theatre
Talk and Q&A about Abels’ music for the films Get Out and Us, hosted by Dr. Birgitta Johnson, UofSC professor of ethnomusicology / African American studies

*Purchase tickets at the Nickelodeon. You must see the film in order to attend the post-screening discussion.

Friday, November 5

“50 for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire”

1:10 – 2 p.m., School of Music Recital Hall, Room 206

Luise E. Peake Music & Culture Colloquium Presentation – Kronos Quartet and Janet Cowperthwaite, Executive Director, Kronos Performing Arts Association

Sunday, November 7

Pre-Concert Conversation with Poet Nikky Finney and Composer Michael Abels

2 – 2:30 p.m., Koger Center for the Arts
Led by Michael Harley, Artistic Director, Southern Exposure New Music Series

Tickets: KogerCenterForTheArts.com

Preview Performance – At War With Ourselves – 400 Years of You 
3 p.m., Koger Center for the Arts


November 7, 2021
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST
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Koger Center for the Arts
1051 Greene Street
Columbia, SC 29201 United States
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