Art of Elan

ICA San Diego North (Formerly Lux Art Institute), 1550 South El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA

Art of Elan's former ensemble-in-residence, the Chicago-based Kontras Quartet, returns to San Diego for an evening of dynamic music-making and multimedia collaboration, featuring the world premiere of "Hidden Mothers," written by composer Steven Snowden and commissioned by Art of Elan in 2019. Followers of the "Sounds & Swells" series will also be treated to the unveiling of a new project that features local footage from McCracken Films, as well as music by Felix Mendelssohn, Jessie Montgomery, Javier Alvarez and Angelica Negron.