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Turtle Island Quartet

Performance by Grammy Award-winning classical/jazz ensemble.

When: Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, 3 p.m.

Where: S.B. Museum of Art, 1130 State St., Santa Barbara

Cost: $15 - $19

Age limit: Not available

Categories: Classical

Description:

Since its inception in 1985, the Turtle Island Quartet has created bold, new trends in chamber music for strings. Winner of the 2006 and 2008 Grammy Awards for Best Classical Crossover category, Turtle Island fuses the classical quartet esthetic with contemporary American musical styles. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma has proclaimed the quartet to be “a unified voice that truly breaks new ground – authentic and passionate – a reflection of some of the most creative music-making today.” The program will feature selections from Turtle Island founding composer/violinist David Balakrishnan’s large scale work Tree of Life, integrating jazz, western classical, American folk, Latin American, and Indian classical music.

$15 Members/$19 Non-Members

Tickets may be purchased at the Museum Visitor Services desks, or by calling 963.4364 x400.

Phone: 805-963-4364

Event posted Dec. 23, 2011
Last updated Jan. 3, 2012

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