Kronos Quartet: At War With Ourselves – 400 Years of You
A rhapsodic modern day paean spun from the skin of history for string quartet, chorus, and narrator.
2 p.m. Pre-Concert Conversation
3 p.m. Performance
Created by two of the country’s most esteemed artists, composer Michael Abels and poet and South Carolina native Nikky Finney, and brought to life by a 24-voice, all star choir from the Columbia region and the Grammy-winning Kronos Quartet, At War With Ourselves – 400 Years of You is an evening-length work about the African American experience in the New World. The dramatic piece directly engages with history and explores themes including race relations, social justice and civil rights.