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Concerts

2020-2021 Season

September 26, 3pm- Concourse Counterpoint
Momenta performs works by William Byrd, Elizabeth Brown, and Haydn. Extremely limited seating available by RSVP. Masks and social distancing required.

September 27, 3pm- Classics for the Cows
Momenta presents an outdoor concert at the home of composer Elizabeth Brown, featuring works by William Byrd, Elizabeth Brown, and Haydn. Masks and social distancing required.
Red Hook, NY

October 23, 3pm- Ithaca College Student Composers
In lieu of Momenta’s spring 2020 visit to Ithaca College, the quartet will visit via Zoom to read new compositions by students of Jorge Grossman and Evis Sammoutis.

December 7 and 9- Binghamton University Residency
Member of Momenta made virtual visits to Binghamton University to work with students of Daniel Thomas Davis on new pieces for strings. Stay tuned for more information about future residency visits and performances.

January 2021- Celebrating Alvin Singleton
Momenta is honored to have performed a virtual concert of the music of Alvin Singleton in honor of his 80th birthday. Presented by HocTok, you can read more at www.hoctok.com
Watch the concert online, available for the month of January 2021, at https://youtu.be/oB7NCJp_j-U
PROGRAM:
String Quartet No. 1 (1967)
Argoru IV (1987) performed by Stehpanie Griffin, viola
String Quartet No. 4 “Hallelujah Anyhow” (2019)
*commissioned by Chamber Music America for Momenta Quartet
You can also catch a quick Momenta Quartet Zoom cameo in this film about Alvin and honoring him for his birthday: https://youtu.be/7RYW-tGXbQU

February 18- Bates Residency Virtual Concert
Momenta performs a virtual version the postponed final concert of our 2019-2020 Artist Residency at Bates College. Available to watch online at:
https://www.bates.edu/music/2021/02/18/momenta-quartet-concert/
PROGRAM:
William Byrd: Pavane and Galliard
Alvin Singleton: String Quartet No. 1 (1967)
Qi Xia: Under the Wave (2020)*
Haik der Manuelian: Fuga a 4 for string quartet (2019)*
Haydn: String Quartet Op. 54 No. 1
*world premieres

March 28- April 28: IRIS at the Brooks presents Ensembles of IRIS
An online concert featuring resident ensembles of the IRIS Orchestra: Aizuri Quartet, Momenta Quartet, Dorian Wind Quintet, & Sybarite 5.
Program information and virtual tickets available at:
https://irisorchestra.org/irisensembleconcert/

May 7- Queens College Virtual Concert
Program to include works by Byrd, Alvin Singleton, and Haydn

May 20, 6:00pm- Princeton Symphony Chamber Music Concert
Music by William Byrd, Florence Price, John Patitucci, Sergei Prokofiev
Performed live at the Morven Museum and Garden for a socially distanced audience.
Tickets and information at https://princetonsymphony.org/performances/momenta-quartet/2021-05-20
Morven Museum
55 Stockton St.
Princeton, NJ

June 21-25- Americas Society presents Virtual Momenta Festival
Americas Society presents four new performance videos of Momenta Quartet and a special video interview. More information available online at https://www.as-coa.org/events/music-americas-momenta-festival-june-21-25

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