Wolfgang Rihm — String Quartet No. 13
György Ligeti — String Quartet No. 1 "Métamorphoses nocturnes"
Raphaël Cendo — String Quartet No. 1 "In Vivo"
Philip Glass — String Quartet No. 7
The Tana string quartet performs with passion and conviction contemporary music on stages the world over. Here it will compare the first string quartets by György Ligeti and Raphaël Cendo with the latest by Wolfgang Rihm and Philip Glass, four works which form the alpha and omega of musical languages as singular as they are captivating.
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