Tomorrow, at the PEN World Voices Festival’s featured event at the Met Museum, Kronos Quartet will provide musical accompaniment to writers Tony Kushner, Marjane Satrapi, and Rula Jebreal as they read from selections of their own work. The authors will then listen and respond to pieces in which recorded voices are juxtaposed with music. It promises to be an intriguing colloquy of literary and musical leading lights.
The Kronos Quartet: Exit Strategies
The Kronos Quartet (David Harrington, violin; John Sherba, violin; Hank Dutt, viola; Jeffrey Zeigler, cello) in performance with Tony Kushner, Marjane Satrapi, Rula Jebreal.
Works by Laurie Anderson, Hamza El Din, Morton Feldman, Ram Narayan,
Terry Riley, Omar Souleyman, and Ramallah Underground
When: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 7pm
Where: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium
1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street
4, 5, 6 trains to 86th Street, walk west
Tickets: $30/$20 students and available at www.metmuseum.org/tickets or (212) 570-3949