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Spektral Quartet
Ensemble

Contact
Russell Rolen


Address
1506 W Rosemont Ave #1
Chicago, IL, 60660
Phone
(773) 710-1396

Additional Info
Year Founded
2010
Repertoire
Classical, New Music
Size
Quartet
Instrumentation
String
Ensemble in
Residence
University of Chicago Department of Music

2016 GRAMMY Nominee for 'Serious Business' New York Times: “The quartet proved that they have everything: a supreme technical command that seems to come easily, a capacity to make complicated music clear, and, most notably on this occasion, an ability to cast a magic spell…” The Washington Post: “...a marvelous foursome.” Gramophone: “...geeky, highly-interactive, creative and collaborative...unlike anything its intended audience – or anyone else – has ever heard.” The Strad: “...superb performances, vivid and strongly felt, convincingly argued and full of rich, characterful detail.” BBC Music Magazine: “...preposterous, charming and brilliantly performed.” Chicago Tribune: “The city's hottest string quartet...”

News

09.30.2017

Thanks to a 2017 CMA Classical Commissioning Grant, composer Tonia Ko will write us a 30 minute piece titled "Plain, Air" which investigates the relationship between the musical environment, and the unique natural landscapes found around our home city of Chicago.