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The Lost String Quartet

MOMENTA QUARTET ANNOUNCES THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE LOST STRING QUARTET A THEATRICAL STRING QUARTET FOR CHILDREN With original music by Momenta violist/composer Stephanie Griffin and theater direction by Mexican director Fernando Villa Proal Based on the book THE LOST STRING QUARTET by N. M. Bodecker Copyright © 1983 by N.M. Bodecker Adapted for the stage by permission of Atheneum Books For Young Readers, an imprint
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Announcing Momenta Festival 3!

August 1, 2017 | Contact: Eileen McMahon | eileen@dotdotdotmusic.net | t. 973/747-8448 | dotdotdotmusic.net OCT. 1 – 4 IN NYC Four distinctively themed programs, each curated by a different member of Momenta Quartet Oct. 1: “Air from Another Planet,” Dixon Place Theater Oct. 2: “Tyrants and Liberators,” Americas Society Oct. 3: “A Room with a View,”Italian Academy Oct. 4: 
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Live Streaming from Michigan State University

Dear friends from far and wide, Greetings from East Lansing, Michigan! The Momenta Quartet has been in residence at Michigan State University since Friday, performing as part of the university’s “Latin is America” Festival and working with student composers. Last night we performed on a lecture recital about the Mexican composer Julián Carrillo. It was also live streamed but we found out a bit too l
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Free Concert on Wednesday, March 29: Mozart/Deconstruction

Dear friends, Happy Spring time! As crocuses poke through the frozen earth, Momenta is hard at work learning a substantial new work by the Greek composer Ioannis Angelakis. His Institution Imaginaire is a high octane reimagining of a Mozart piano concerto, which we will precede with the actual concerto in a string quartet reduction with concert pianist Nefeli Mousoura, who is traveling in from Greece especially for t
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The Momenta Festival III: End of Year Fundraising Campaign

It’s been a whirlwind season so far, and the Momenta Quartet thanks all of you for being a part of it! After attending the opening night of our recent Momenta Festival II, music writer George Loomis praised us for our “enterprising spirit,” and we are at it again – actively scheming towards the Momenta Festival III in October 2017. The Momenta Festival is the most ambitious project we have ever taken on as a quartet.
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Presenting Momenta Festival II

Sept. 28 – Oct. 2 @ Tenri, NYC Four distinctive programs, each curated by a different Momenta First-time Festival programming by newly-joined violinist ALEX SHIOZAKI • Centennial celebrations of Dutilleux and Ginastera • • Daring pairings of Japanese modernism and Beethoven • • Beloved classics by Janáček, Grieg, Cage, Ysaÿe • PLUS: Wang Lu World Premiere, and Tony Prabowo’s fiery Indonesian string quarte
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Season Finale: Two New York Festivals

Momenta is performing on two NYC music festivals before we break for the summer for individual projects, travels, and adventures. We hope you can join us! Chelsea Music Festival Wednesday, June 15, 7:30 pm In honor of his centenary, we will be playing Henri Dutilleux’ masterpiece Ainsi La Nuit, and a work written for Momenta by Takuma Itoh as part of the Chelsea Music Festival. More details on the full program here.
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Upcoming April and May Concerts

We hope you can join us for two concerts coming up this week: Thursday, April 14, 8pm Interpretations Series Music by Adam Rudolph and Marek Choloniewski Roulette 509 Atlantic Avenue Brooklyn, NY Admission: $20 general, $15: students/seniors/Roulette members Purchase Tickets Saturday, April 16, 7:30pm Musica Reginae Two Octets for Two Quartets String Octets by Mendelssohn and Enescu with the Daedalus Quartet The Chur
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Alvin Singleton 75th Birthday Concert and more March Madness!

The Interpretations series is celebrating the great American composer Alvin Singleton at 75! I hope you all can join the Momenta Quartet, pianist Joseph Kubera, cellist Meaghan Burke and bassist James Ilgenfritz this Thursday for this very special occasion: Thursday, March 10, 8pm Alvin Singleton at 75! Roulette 509 Atlantic Avenue Brooklyn, NY Admission: $20 general, $15: students/seniors/Roulette members Program: A
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