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David Dalle
Thursday July 30th, 2015 with David Dalle
Speaking with the JACK Quartet, music of John Luther Adams, Georg Friedrich Haas

Today I am speaking with the JACK Quartet, one of my favourite quartets active today. The quartet specializes in new music and they have played music extensively of 2 of my very favourite active composers today: John Luther Adams and Georg Friedrich Haas. We will hear the JACK Quartet in performances of both these great composers. The JACK Quartet is playing in most of the New music concerts, at this year's Chamberfest with composers I know like Rzewski, Zorn, Cage and some I am not familiar including the Canadian composer Marc Sabat on whom they are focusing at this year's festival. We also hear the recent recording from clarinetist Kinan Azmeh and pianist Dinuk Wijeratne who gave a superb performance Wednesday night. For more John Luther Adams on-demand: "In the White Silence" "Inuksuit" "Become Ocean"
Dream of the Canyon Wren
John Luther Adams/JACK Quartet - The Wind In High Places - Cold Blue Music New
String Quartet No. 8
Georg Friedrich Haas/JACK Quartet - -
The Wind In High Places
John Luther Adams/JACK Quartet - The Wind In High Places - Cold Blue Music New
The Tempest
John Zorn/International Contemporary Ensemble - On the Torment of Saints, the Crafting of Spells and the Evocation of Spirits - Tzadik
After Bela (after 'Pe Loc', by Bela Bartok)
Kinan Azmeh & Dinuk Wijeratne - Complex Stories, Simple Sounds - Independent
Pe Loc
Muzsikas - The Bartok Album - Rykodisc
Violin Duo no. 44 'Translyvanian Dance'
Bela Bartok/Mihaly Sipos & Alexander Balanescu - The Bartok Album - Rykodisc
Ibn Arabi's Postlude
Kinan Azmeh & Dinuk Wijeratne with Rubin Khodell, Jesse Mills - Complex Stories, Simple Sounds - Independent
Anouar Brahem Trio - Astrakan Cafe - ECM
Interactive CKCU
David Dalle (host)
The JACK Quartet's performance of Georg F. Haas's 3rd String Quartet at the Chamber Music Festival in 2013 was simply the greatest concert I have ever attended in Ottawa. It was both shattering and ultimately redemptive, a truly transcendent experience.

2:45 PM, July 30th, 2015