*CONVO: The American String Quartet


*CONVO: The American String Quartet

Posted by Centre News in Convocations, Norton Center for the Arts 09 Feb 2018
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Date(s) - 02/09/2018
8:00 pm

Norton Center for the Arts - Weisiger Theatre


The American String Quartet with Tom Sleigh and Phil Klay
Personal Reflections of War: In Words and Music
In a unique and timely program, the American String Quartet performs iconic pieces created in response to war, featuring Bach, Barber, Bartok, and Shostakovich, in rotation with poems and short stories written and presented by National Book Award–winning author and U.S. Marine veteran, Phil Klay, and award-winning poet and war correspondent, Tom Sleigh. In this groundbreaking program, the artists will examine the effects of war on individuals – their hearts, minds, and souls.