Maximum Reich: Mallet Quartet

Hear the Special Presentation This Wednesday at 9pm on Q2

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

On December 6th at the Palace of the Arts (Budapest, Hungary), the Amadinda Percussion Group led by Zoltán Rácz gave the world premiere of Steve Reich’s Mallet Quartet. The concert also included his Daniel Variations and Music for 18 Musicians featuring the UMZE Chamber Ensemble and Schola Cantorum Budapestiensis.

Mallet Quartet was co-commissioned by Stanford Lively Arts and will receive its U.S. premiere with So Percussion at Stanford University in California on January 9th. Q2 is pleased to offer a special presentation of this recent live recording.

Listen to Maximum Reich this Wednesday night, December 16th, at 9pm to hear a special presentation of Mallet Quartet, as recorded live in Budapest.

This special presentation is due to the generous support of Stanford Lively Arts and the Palace of the Arts (Budapest).


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Comments [2]

Ashil Mistry

Hi there! Is there any way of listening to this Q2 broadcast after it was broadcasted? I've been searching high and low, but I can't find it anywhere! Are there archives of Q2? I really have to listen to this. I really do.
Thanks :D

Dec. 29 2009 09:34 AM
Gordon Lange-Kelly from Milan, Italy


Thank You mr. Steve Reich.
Thank You.

I first heard your 18Musicians in high school in NYC on WNYC when i got there from Italy in 1978; you changed my world . I later went to see you with my father at Columbia University, and blew his world away too.

That was a "teachable moment", for both of us as a individuals and as a father and son.

Thank You ; Gordon Lange-Kelly

Dec. 16 2009 08:33 PM

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