The Augsburg University Music Department and MacPhail Center for Music are proud to have the GRAMMY Nominated Spektral Quartet in residency on October 17-18, 2019!
About the Ensemble
SPEKTRAL QUARTET actively pursues a vivid conversation between exhilarating works of the traditional canon and those written this decade, this year, or this week. With the New York Times writing that “they have everything: a supreme technical command that seems to come easily, a capacity to make complicated music clear, and, most notably…an ability to cast a magic spell,” Spektral is known for creating seamless connections across centuries, drawing in the listener with charismatic deliveries, interactive concert formats, an up-close atmosphere, and bold, inquisitive programming.
In 2017, The Chicago Tribune named Spektral Quartet classical music’s “Chicagoans of the Year” in part because of the group’s creation of three new series around the city – each highlighting a unique mission. Continue reading “Spektral Quartet Residency”