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New Sounds Presents: ETHEL

Originally Aired: Thursday, January 14, 2021


Trailblazing string quartet ETHEL joins New Sounds host John Schaefer for a night of music, premieres and conversation.

In addition to presenting new and exciting repertoire and collaborations with other esteemed artists, ETHEL will share an inside view of quartet life, and the challenges of making music and advancing creative projects while at a distance.

“They own their own music, and when they want it to roar, they roar.”
–Los Angeles Times

 “ETHEL’s distinction derives from a thoroughgoing virtuosity, a strong group identity that nevertheless encourages individuality, and the warmly inclusive embrace of their audience. In the hands of ETHEL, American music is alive and well.”
—The Washington Post

Please find tonight’s repertoire here below:

  • Ancient Airs, by Ottorino Respighi
  • Bach E Major Preludio Duet
  • Vigil IV, by Layale Chaker
  • I Saw the Light, with Todd Rundgren
  • Valedictorian, by Dan Friel

This show is free to attend. If you’d like to support ETHEL, we encourage you to make a donation here

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