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Different Trains

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Get on board with the celebrated Rolston String Quartet for Different Trains, like you’ve never experienced it!

A one-time only performance! The Grammy-award winning “Different Trains,” in a unique performance by the acclaimed Rolston String Quartet. They’ll create the aural engine for video, hauntingly realized by Spanish filmmaker Beatriz Caravaggio (Toronto premiere). Works by R. Murray Schafer, Rolf Wallin and Dorothy Chang are also on the program.

Pre-Show Chat: 7:15-7:45 PM – Join us for a pre-show chat with Rolf Wallin, Dorothy Chang and Soundstreams Artistic Director, Lawrence Cherney.


– Steve Reich – Different Trains (w/Beatrix Caravaggio video)

– R. Murray Schafer – Quartet #2 (Waves)

– Rolf Wallin – Swans Kissing (Canadian Premiere), Curiosity Cabinet

– Dorothy Chang – Streams (w/Guest Soloist Steven Dann)

The Rolston String Quartet appears with generous support from Randall Howard & Judy McMullan

Beatrix Caravaggio’s work is produced by Fundación BBVA and ArsVideo Producciones.

Learn about the back story of Different Trains in this mini-documentary by Robert Edridge-Waks, courtesy of Nonesuch Records.