Concert Info

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Date: April 29, 2019

Time: 1:00 PM

City: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Venue: MIT Media Lab

Presenter: MIT Media Lab and MIT’s CAST Center for Art, Science and Technology

Program

From MIT’s website: “The celebrated Kronos Quartet will give the first public presentation of Tod Machover’s new composition—GAMMIFIED—for string quartet and electronics, written for the Kronos as part of their ambitious Fifty for the Future commissioning project. Kronos and Machover will discuss the work that incorporates state-of-the-art research at MIT into Gamma frequencies that show remarkable promise for resynching the brain and promoting mental wellbeing. Alexandra Rieger, Nikhil Singh, and Ben Bloomberg, graduate students from the Opera of the Future Group, will also participate in the discussion. In addition, the Kronos will talk about their extensive experience commissioning and performing some of the world’s most exciting and revolutionary music.”

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