Third Coast Percussion plays Bartok, Reich at Bravo! Vail

July 17, 2014

Photo: Third Coast Percussion Chicago-based Third Coast Percussion plays a concert featuring music by Steve Reich and Bela Bartok at Bravo! Vail on Tuesday.

The quartet will play Reich’s “Sextet” and Bartok’s Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion. Pianists Gilles Vonsattel and Bravo! Vail Artistic Director Anne-Marie McDermott will also perform.

Hear the concert live at 6 p.m. Tuesday on CPR Classical as part of the SummerFest concert broadcast series.

Formed in 2005, Third Coast Percussion has recorded music by John Cage, Augusta Read Thomas and David T. Little and has been ensemble-in-residence at University of Notre Dame since 2013.

For a taste of Tuesday’s program, here’s an excerpt of Third Coast Percussion performing Reich’s “Sextet”: