Classical
10:31 am
Tue April 8, 2014

Art Joins Science in "Crossroads Project"

Tonight at the University of Iowa College of Public Health, the award-winning composer Laura Kaminsky, painter Rebecca Allen, physicist Robert Davies, and The Fry Street Quartet will join forces for an interdisciplinary exploration of climate change called The Crossroads Project. It's part of a week-long UI residency by the quartet, which also includes a concert Thursday night at Riverside Recital Hall.

Composer Laura Kaminsky
Composer Laura Kaminsky

Yesterday, Kaminsky spoke with Barney Sherman about how she composed the Pulitzer-nominated work that the quartet will perform, "Rising Tides": 

Below is an audiovisual featurette about the project: