Local News

Netherlands quartet perform music of the sea

20130619_Rubens250

The Rubens Quartet performing at the Larkspur Cafe. (KCAW photo by Erik Neumann)

The Rubens Quartet is the latest group of visiting musicians for the Sitka Summer Music Festival. Along with well-known names like Bach and Mozart, the Rubens Quartet is known for playing pieces by modern composers. This weekend, they’re performing Visions at Sea, a piece by Netherlands composer Joey Roukens.

Erik Neumann talked with the quartet about how this music is a little different.

Listen to iFriendly audio.

The Rubens Quartet perform Friday, June 21st and Saturday, June 22nd at Harrigan Centennial Hall at 7:30 pm. 

Comments

Please read our comment guidelines.

Recent News

Slayers crowned state roller derby champs

13094320_1338341586180955_5443757339578815174_n
The Sitka Sound Slayers were triumphant at the "United We Roll" State Tournament in Wasilla last weekend (4/22/16 - 4/23/16). more

Putting your best foot forward at the Native Youth Olympics

IMG_2635
Mt. Edgecumbe High School sent fifteen students to the Native Youth Olympics in Anchorage last weekend (4-2-16 to 4-23-16). The event draws Alaskan Native teens from around the state in three days of intense competition. more