Apr 18 - Apr 19 2012
Momenta Quartet Residency + Performances

April 18 Concert, 8PM, Barnes Hall
April 19 Live music and filmscreening, 7:15PM Willard Straight Theatre

The Momenta Quartet will present two programs: a concert of new music for string quartet and Javanese gamelan instruments by Cornell graduate students to be performed on April 18 at Barnes Hall; and a performance of works by the Argentinian-born German composer Mauricio Kagel and Beethoven, in conjunction with a screening of Kagel’s film Ludwig Van at Cornell Cinema on April 19.

The Momenta Quartet (Emile-Anne Gendron and Clara Lyon, violins; Stephanie Griffin, viola; and Michael Haas, cello), is a New York City based string quartet. Three graduate students in Music, Amit Gilutz, Jesse Jones, and Yuan Peiying, will collaborate with Momenta Quartet and Cornell Gamelan Ensemble director Christopher J. Miller in the creation and realization of their compositions.