This evening, the Spektral Quartet reprise a much loved work in their repertoire for their third season in a row: Thomas Adès’ Arcadiana. They’ll be playing the mysterious, mystifying work for the Rush Hour concert series:
It’ll be short and sweet. The movement in the video above isn’t my favorite from the piece but it’s the only one Youtube has. With a remix version nonetheless! I was hoping I’d find the part that sounds more like the Debussy/Ravel quartets, but this section seems to have more notoriety due to its Elgar reference.
This performance would have been perfect for the closing ceremonies! Oh, wait.