The American Music Project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and underwriting performances of American classical music of the past as well as selectively commissioning new works from American composers.

Kontras Quartet returns for AMP concert June 1

The first concert of the American Music Project’s 10th anniversary Chicago season is coming up! Join the Kontras Quartet for a wide-ranging program of music by American composers, past and present. This year’s chamber concert will include Jonathan Blumhofer’s Semper Dowland, semper dolens; Quincy Porter’s In Monasterio; Bernard Herrmann’s Echoes for String Quartet; Ellen Taaffe Zwilich’s Voyage (String Quartet No. 3); and Arthur Foote’s String Quartet No. 1 .

Concert time is 3 p.m. Saturday June 1 at Ganz Concert Hall at Roosevelt University. Tickets are $20, $10 for students. To reserve tickets now, email [email protected].

Read the Chicago Classical Review article about the three-concert AMP anniversary season here.