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Winifred Smith Hall

UC Irvine - Claire Trevor School of the Arts

4000 Mesa Road

Irvine, CA 92697-2775

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Benjamin Kreith, violin

Rick Shinozaki, violin

Charlton Lee, viola

Kathryn Bates, cello

San Francisco’s critically acclaimed Del Sol Quartet presents a program focusing on young Iranian and Iranian-American composers, including works by three UCI graduate students. Del Sol will also perform Ben Johnston’s String Quartet No. 4 Amazing Grace. In Johnston’s overwhelmingly inventive composition, the well-loved European hymn resonates with just-intonation intervals.

San Francisco’s critically acclaimed Del Sol String Quartet presents a program focusing on young Iranian and Iranian-American composers, including works by Gity Razaz, Elnaz Seyedi, Nasim Khorassani, and Iman Habibi, as well as three UCI graduate students, Niloufar Shiri, Adib Ghorbani, and Hesam Abedini. Del Sol will also perform Moving Houses by UCI professor Lukas Ligeti, and Ben Johnston’s String Quartet No. 4 Amazing Grace. In Johnston’s overwhelmingly inventive composition, the well-loved European hymn resonates with just-intonation intervals.

Support for this performance is provided by UCI Illuminations and the Jordan Center for Persian Studies & Culture.

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