METALLICA Guitarist To Perform With FLUX QUARTET

According to MorrisonSeries.org, METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett will be performing with FLUX QUARTET on Thursday, September 15 at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco, California. Kirk and FLUX QUARTET will perform a world-premiere collaboration: "SAS" (for string quartet and improvised electric guitar), a work written by the QUARTET's experimental violinist Thomas Chiu.

The Morrison Artists Series celebrates 50 years of presenting, free of charge, the world's best chamber music to Bay Area audiences. Also on the program is the ST. LAWRENCE STRING QUARTET, an ensemble the New Yorker hails as "remarkable not simply for the quality of their music making…but for the joy they take in the act of connection." The ST. LAWRENCE performs "String Quartet Opus 96 in F Major" (American) by Antonin Dvorak and then is joined by the FLUX and San Francisco Symphony bassist Stephen Tramontozzi for "Last Rounds" (for double string quartet and double bass) by Osvaldo Golijov. FLUX rounds out the program with a "classical" work, "String Quartet No. 3" by Conlon Nancarrow.

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