"Internationally acclaimed pianist Natasha Paremski gives an intimate solo recital, Chicago's Kontras Quartet presents a program weaving classical and folk music, and we are excited to continue our annual collaboration with the Elgin Short Film Festival to celebrate their 10th anniversary."
To cap off the fifth anniversary season, the Chamber Music on the Fox welcomes the Kontras Quartet, an ensemble known for their "superlative artistry" as well as their forays into bluegrass!
In 2013, the Kontras Quartet commissioned Jens Kruger of the internationally renowned Kruger Brothers to write a brand new work for string quartet, banjo, guitar and bass.
About the Kontras Quartet: The "superb Chicago-based ensemble" (Gramophone Magazine) has been praised for its "enjoyable musical personality" (Fanfare Magazine) and "superlative artistry" (CVNC Arts Journal).
Quartet has established an international following for their compelling performances and colorful repertoire that spans centuries, genres, and continents.
Admired for their vibrancy, energy and technical artistry, the Chicago-based Kontras
Quartet has earned a dedicated following for their delightful musical personality.
Elmhurst, IL, December 05, 2015 --(PR.com)-- The Kontras
Quartet opens its second season at Buik Recital Hall at Elmhurst College on Saturday, December 5 at 3:00 PM.
Chicago, IL, December 05, 2015 --(PR.com)-- The Kontras
Quartet will perform inside the famed Farnsworth House as part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial on Saturday, December 12 at 3:00 PM.