Join us for this special concert featuring the "explosive" Atom String Quartet, on tour from Poland.
One of the most talented young string quartets in the world, ASQ's music includes influences from jazz, Polish folk, music of various regions of the world, and contemporary and classical music.
The quartet was established in Warsaw in 2010, where the musicians had studied at the Warsaw Frederic Chopin University of Music.
Since 2011, the quartet constantly performs at the greatest music festivals of the world, such as Berliner JazzStage, Jazz Baltica, Cairo Jazz Festival, Katara European Jazz Festival, Gaume Jazz Festival, Manchester Jazz Festival, Jazzycolors, etc.
Atom String Quartet has performed in many prestigious concert halls including: Carnegie Hall (NYC), Elbphilaharmonie (Hamburg), Berliner Philharmoniker (Berlin) and National Center for the Performing Arts (Beijing).
The group has recorded four original albums, two of which received the Polish music award “Fryderyk”.
The quartet's uniqueness is appreciated by audiences all over the world as well as prominent collaborators such as Branford Marsalis, Bobby McFerrin, Mino Cinelu, Grażyna Auguścik, and Urszula Dudziak.
Tonight's program will contain original music of ASQ musicians as well as music of notable Polish composers Witold Lutosławski, Krzysztof Penderecki, and Zbigniew Seifert, arranged for the string quartet by its members:
Dawid Lubowicz - violin
Mateusz Smoczyński - violin
Michał Zaborski - viola
Krzysztof Lenczowski - cello
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Children under 12 are free. Advance tickets are available at the link below, or you may purchase your tickets at the door the night of the show. Doors open one half hour before show time. We accept cash only at the door (ATMs are nearby).
The Back Room is an all-ages, BYOB (for those 21+) space, dedicated to (mostly) acoustic music of all kinds. You are welcome to bring your own adult beverage with no additional corkage fee. If you need more information or have any questions, please call us: #510-654-3808. Thank you for your support!