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Monday, November 25, 2013
Reedist and composer Ken Thomson's first album – titled "Thaw" and performed by the JACK Quartet – stands as his new career highlight. Stream the album in full all this week.
Friday, September 06, 2013
This summer, the alt-classical youth ensemble Face the Music joined JACK Quartet for an exclusive Q2 Music recording of Steve Reich's Triple Quartet in The Greene Space at WQXR.
Tuesday, July 02, 2013
On June 23, JACK Quartet and cellist Joshua Roman joined forces to present an era-blending mix of music by late Renaissance master Carlo Gesualdo, alongside premieres by Joshua Roman and Jefferson Friedman. Stream the entire concert on demand.
Friday, May 17, 2013
On May 17, the 2013 Look & Listen Festival kicked off with performances by the JACK Quartet, the cello-piano duo of Nick Canellakis and Michael Brown and the a cappella group The M6. Stream the complete show on demand.
Friday, March 29, 2013
On Mar. 20, new-music supergroup Big Farm took the stage with the trail-blazing JACK Quartet for the penultimate concert of the 2013 Ecstatic Music Festival at Merkin Concert Hall.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Dedicated to the commission and performance of new works, Jack Quartet has become somewhat of a lynchpin of New York City's burgeoning new-music scene. For their Mixtape, Jack offers an hour of music by friends, colleagues and their own violinist Christopher Otto.
Sunday, September 09, 2012
From the Look & Listen Festival at the Chelsea Art Museum, two acoustic works by composers who often work in electronic music. The JACK Quartet plays the NY premiere of “Contritus” by Caleb Burhans; and eighth blackbird performs “Still Life with Avalanche” by Missy Mazzoli. Plus, music by Hannah Lash, performed by the JACK quartet and Jade Simmons playing a work by John Corigliano.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
The opening evening of the 2012 MATA Festival brought together New York's JACK Quartet with Germany's Quartet New Generation to kick off a three night run of world premieres. Listen to the concert here.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
The JACK Quartet recently celebrated the complex lyricism of American modernists Charles Ives and Ruth Crawford Seeger. Plus, they teamed up with composer-guitarist Steven Mackey in one of Carnegie Hall's Neighborhood Concerts.
Thursday, January 19, 2012
On November 8, 2011 (Le) Poisson Rouge and the Polish Cultural Institute New York co-presented In Memoriam Henryk Mikołaj Górecki to commemorate the first anniversary of the legendary Polish composer's passing. Join us Thursday, January 19 at 7 pm and Saturday, January 21 at 1 pm for a webcast of the entire show, featuring JACK Quartet, Signal Ensemble, and a pre-show discussion between LPR's artistic director Ronen Givony and Nonesuch Records founder Robert Hurwitz.
Saturday, December 03, 2011
On October 16th, 2011, JACK Quartet hosted Extended Play, the American Composers Orchestra's Sounds of a New Century Festival all-day marathon of new-music featuring passionate and adventurous New York City-based ensembles. With JACK leading the way, the nine hour extravaganza took place from noon to midnight, featured eight ensembles, and highlighted the works of forty-four composers.
Saturday, November 26, 2011
The ferociously fearless JACK Quartet hosted Extended Play, SONiC's all day marathon of New Music featuring some of the most innovative ensembles New York City has to offer. The nine hour extravaganza took place from noon to midnight on October 16, 2011, featured eight ensembles, and highlighted the works of forty-four composers.