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Kronos Quartet, At War With Ourselves – 400 Years of You

Apr 30, 2022

07:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

141 Park Road, Iowa City, IA 52242

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TICKETS
ADULTS: $30 / $40 / $50
COLLEGE STUDENTS: $10 / $10 / $45
YOUTH: $10 / $10 / $25

 

Music by Michael Abels
Text & Narration by Nikky Finney
Conducted by Valérie Sainte-Agathe

 

At War With Ourselves – 400 Years of You features a libretto by National Book Award-winning poet Nikky Finney inspired by her 2013 poem “The Battle of and for the Black Face Boy.” The music was composed by Michael Abels, composer for the Jordan Peele films Us and Get Out. This powerful new work for string quartet, narrator, and chorus explores race relations, social justice, and civil rights in 21st century America.

 

EVENT PARTNERS
David and Sally Dierks
Bill Rubright in loving memory of Emilie J. Rubright
George and Carrol Woodworth

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