Its name derived from creation mythology found in Native American Folklore, the Turtle Island Quartet has been a singular force in the creation of bold, new trends in chamber music for strings. Winner of the 2006 and 2008 Grammy Award for Best Classical Crossover Album, Turtle Island fuses the classical quartet aesthetic with contemporary American musical styles that has redefined the art form. Visit turtleislandquartet.com.
Building on the classical concert programs of both organizations, the co-produced season features world-class performers and ensembles, performing at the University Center for the Arts and the Lincoln Center. Read more.