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March 20, 2013

Malta Arts Festival Residency

The Malta Arts Festival is proud to present a three-day residency with Kronos Quartet for string quartets between June 30th and July 2nd, 2013. The residency is a unique opportunity to work with one of the world’s most influential contemporary music ensembles who for the past 40 years have been committed to expanded the limits of the string quartet through a ‘spirit of fearless exploration’. Chosen applicants will be coached by Kronos quartet members David Harrington, John Sherba (violins), Hank Dutt (viola), and Sunny Jungin Yang (cello).

Participants need to fill an application form and return by April 15th, 2013. Applications should include:

1.  CD or DVD recording of the following:

Terry Riley: Sunrise of the Planetary Dream Collector from Kronos Collection, Vol. 1 (recommended)

OR a late 20th-century quartet of their choice,

AND, any quartet of your choice

2. Two recommendation letters (per string quartet)

Application fee € 40 (per string quartet)
Participation fee: € 400 (per string quartet)

A limited number of observers will be allowed to follow the sessions of work during the residency.

Observer’s Fee: €30 per person for all residency sessions (payable at the door)
Observers can apply by sending an email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Application deadline: April 15th, 2013
Download application: click here.
For more information contact: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


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