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50 for the Future: Performed by Centre for Young Musicians
6.45pm, FreeStage, Level G
50 for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire was launched in 2015 and is commissioning 50 new string quartet works - by 25 women and 25 men - which are devoted to contemporary music approaches and designed for the training of students and emerging professionals.
This evening string quartets from the Centre for Young Musicians (a division of the Guildhall School) will be performing the following works on the Barbican Freestage:
Ken Benshoof Sweeter than Wine
Rhainnon Giddens At the Purchaser’s option
Yotam Haber From the Book
Centre for Young Musicians is a vibrant Saturday Music School for 5 – 18 year olds, developing young people’s musical and creative skills. The string quartets performing tonight have been coached by Kronos Quartet, exploring these new works and developing their technical skills.
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