Lydian String Quartet: “Mind Like Water”
Recital Hall, Ann E. Pitzer Center
Thomas Adès: Arcadiana
Yu-Hui Chang: Mind Like Water
Franghiz Ali-Zadeh: Oasis
Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen: Quartet No. 9 (“Last Ground”)
Philip Glass: String Quartet No. 5
Water courses through this program, in turn symbolizing life, death, flowing motion, peaceful repose and raging violence. Five unique compositional voices guide us on a visionary journey from the fragmentary, lost idylls of Thomas Adès, to the pulsing waves of Philip Glass.