October 3, 2004
Cypress String Quartet members, from left, Ethan Filner, Jennifer Kloetzel, Cecily Ward and Tom Stone, on Oct. 10 will premiere composer Dan Coleman's String Quartet No. 2, which was co-commissioned by the Lied Centers of Kansas and Nebraska to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Kansas-Nebraska Act.
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Work commissioned by Lied Center commemorates Kansas-Nebraska Act
The chemistry of a contemporary West Coast string quartet can teach us something about a 150-year-old decision that kick-started the Bleeding Kansas era.