Akropolis Reed Quintet
November 7 Tuesday at 7:30 pm
EJ THOMAS HALL
Innovative Chamber Enesemble
One of today’s most sought-after chamber ensembles.
The first reed quintet to grace the Billboard Charts, Akropolis has “taken the chamber music world by storm” (Fanfare), winning 7 national chamber music prizes. Experimenters at their core, Akropolis has collaborated with poets, a metal fabricator, dancers, pop vocalists, and more. In Akron they’ll perform a mix of new and familiar works
Watch Akropolis Reed Quintet perform.
WHAT THEY WILL PERFORM
Akropolis’s unique blend of virtuosity, humor, and passion will come alive in a curated program of works by both well-known composers (such as Ravel and Gershwin) along with selections from some of the most exciting voices of today.
ABOUT AKROPOLIS REED QUINTET
Celebrating their 13th year making music with “faultless detail and refreshing artistry” (I Care if You Listen) as a “collective voice driven by real excitement and a sense of adventure” (The Wire), Akropolis has “taken the chamber music world by storm” (Fanfare). As the first reed quintet to grace the Billboard Charts (May 2021), the untamed band’s 5 reed players and entrepreneurs are united by a shared passion: to make music that sparks joy and wonder.