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Kronos Quartet – South Exposure Music Series
November 7, 2021 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST
KRONOS / ABELS RESIDENCY EVENTS:
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
Preview Performance – At War With Ourselves – 400 Years of You
3 p.m., Koger Center for the Arts