Turtle Island Quartet

Founded in 1985, and deriving its name from Native American creation myths, the Turtle Island Quartet, has been a singular force in the creation of bold, new trends in chamber music for strings. Winner of the 2006 and 2008 Grammy Awards for Best Classical Crossover Album, Turtle Island fuses the classical quartet esthetic with contemporary American musical styles. The journey has taken Turtle Island through forays into folk, bluegrass, swing, be-bop, funk, R&B, new age, rock, hip-hop, as well as music of Latin America and India. The world's most famous cellist, Yo-Yo Ma, described TIQ as a “a unified voice that truly breaks new ground –authentic and passionate – a reflection of some of the most creative music making today.” Led by violinist David Balakrishnan’s, who conceived of the group, completing his master’s degree program at Antioch University West, the quartet is in town playing original compositions, as well as special arrangements by the members of the quartet itself, from John Coltrane to Dizzy Gillespie to Bob Dylan.

**Please note that if ticket categories have sold out, extra seats may be added on the first floor in front of the first row and between rows 10 and 11, and between rows 5 and 6 on the second floor. Extra seat price categories will be added here once this has been confirmed, and will be indicated in our seating chart as well. Please also note that children under 1.2m tall are not allowed into the concert hall.
2018-09-07

Turtle Island Quartet

Programme

Subconscious-Lee, by Lee Konitz, arr. B. von Gutzeit

 

Dewey Square, by Charlie Parker, arr. M. Parson

 

Propeller, by Benjamin von Gutzeit

 

Invention #4/Airegin, by J.S. Bach/Sonny Rollins, arr. D. Balakrishnan

 

Django, by John Lewis, arr. D. Balakrishnan

 

Rebirth Of The Holy Fool, by David Balakrishnan

 

--Intermission--

 

Moments Notice, by John Coltrane, arr. M. Summer

 

No Mystery

 

Flutter Point by David Balakrishnan

 

Infant Eyes by Wayne Shorter

 

All Along The Watchtower, by Bob Dylan

 

Miles Ahead, by Miles Davis, arr. D. Balakrishnan

 

A Night In Tunisia, by Dizzy Gillespie, arr. D. Balakrishnan

Programme provided by the event organizer and is subject to change.

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    Sep 7

    19:30
      Area E / 80 RMB

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    Sep 7

    19:30
      Area D / 180 RMB

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  • Fri

    Sep 7

    19:30
      Area C / 280 RMB
  • Fri

    Sep 7

    19:30
      Area B / 380 RMB
  • Fri

    Sep 7

    19:30
      Area A / 480 RMB
Please note: Ticket information for this event is not in real-time. Occasionally, tickets sell out faster than we can update the site. On weekdays, availability is updated several times throughout the day. In all cases, final confirmation will be sent within 24 hours.
Seating Plan

Cadillac Shanghai Concert Hall



523 Yan'an Dong Lu, near Jin Ling Lu

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