JACK Quartet
Colin Currie, percussion

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 7:30 pm
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street Learn More

$30.00 per ticket

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About This Performance

“The world’s finest and most daring percussionist” (Spectator), Colin Currie makes his PCMS debut in the company of the equally dynamic JACK Quartet. Philadelphia premieres by Suzanne Farrin, Andy Akiho, and Tyshawn Sorey highlight a program of 21st century works curated by these foremost contemporary music specialists.

Farrin: Hypersea  Philadelphia Premiere
Wallin: Realismos mágicos
Akiho: Quintet TBA World Premiere
Sorey: Everything Changes, Nothing Changes  Philadelphia Premiere
Martland: Starry Night

The Artist(s)

JACK Quartet
Deemed "superheroes of the new music world" (Boston Globe), the JACK Quartet is "the go-to quartet for contemporary music, tying impeccable musicianship to intellectual ferocity and a take-no-prisoners sense of commitment" (Washington Post). "They are a musical vehicle of choice to the next great composers who walk among us" (Toronto Star).… Read More
Colin Currie
Colin Currie, percussion
Hailed as “the world’s finest and most daring percussionist” (Spectator), Colin Currie is a solo and chamber artist at the peak of his powers. Championing new music at the highest level, Currie is the soloist of choice for many of today’s foremost composers and he performs regularly with the world’s leading orchestras and conductors. … Read More


JACK Quartet performs Derek Bermel's Intonations
Jack Quartet performs "Flat Lines" by Kendall K Williams (String Quartet)
Master Classes

The JACK Quartet will give a master class for students at Temple University (Rock Hall) on Friday, November 15 (time TBD).