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Even though the audience for classical music is about 70 behind the times, at least the good folks over at SoBe Arts aren't. Proof is in the program for tonight's "Starving Angels", when their String Quartert will be featuring some of the most daring and underappreciated composers of the 20th Century, including Gyorgy Ligetti and John Cage. In between those masters, member James Tenney has composed a five part piece that recognizes some more experimental giants: Morton Feldman, Iannis Xenakis, Carl Ruggles, Edgar Varese, and Charlemagne Palestine.

If that's not enough for your punk rock heart to absorb, they're even featuring an eight-year-old soloist on violin. Take that Mozart.

Stick around for the reception and don't forget to give them a tax-deductible donation. This kind of musical programming deserves to be rewarded.
Fri., April 17, 8 p.m., 2009

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