The Jack Quartet in rehearsal on the concert hall stage.

Sonare and Celare

Cenk Ergün and JACK Quartet
May 1–3, 2019
Concert Hall

Turkish composer Cenk Ergün will be in residence with the JACK Quartet (Christopher Otto, Austin Wulliman, John Pickford Richards, Jay Campbell) to record a pair of string quartets—Sonare and Celare—for future release on the label New Focus Recordings.

Main Image: Production still from Jack Quartet's recording residency in the Concert Hall in May, 2019. Photo: Mick Bello/EMPAC.

Presented By

EMPAC Spring 2019


EMPAC Spring 2019 presentations, residencies, and commissions are made possible by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, with continuous support from the New York State Council for the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts; and the Jaffe Fund for Experimental Media and Performing Arts. Additional project support by the National Endowment for the Arts; the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; and the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College.