The Four Elements; an exploration of the four classical elements (earth, air, water, and fire) as metaphor for both the complex inner world of the string quartet and the current health of planet Earth. Andreia Pinto Correia will be writing a new commission based on one of the elements.
Andreia Pinto Correia received a 2020 Arts and Letters Award in Music by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Virtual Ceremonial on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 7 p.m. EDT.
"Litania" will receive its Washington premiere by Yevgeny Kutik (violin) and Anna Polonsky (piano) on April 23, 2019 at the Kennedy Center. “Litania” was commissioned for Yevgeny Kutik by Washington Performing Arts.
" a choreographic as well as instrumental tour de force." Observer, Sarasota
Pintures, Concerto for Percussion (Soloist, George Nickson) received its World Premiere on April 22, 2019. The work, commissioned by ensembleNEWSRQ, is inspired by the sketchbooks of Joan Miró.
"Pleistocene Landscapes" for alto flute has its US premiere at Harvard University, Center for African Studies, on April 15, 2019. The work was written with the generous support of the National Australian University Deep History Laureate Program.
JACK Quartet performs String Quartet No. 1 at Köln Philharmonie on February 15, 2019.
Violinist Yevgeny Kutik invited eight composers to write on the theme of family. “Litania” , by Andreia Pinto Correia, was commissioned for Yevgeny Kutik by Washington Performing Arts.
The New York Times selected the JACK and the New York Premiere of String Quartet No. 1 in its Fall Preview as well as a Classical Music Concert to See in NYC (David Allen)
"Pinto Correia’s Quartet No. 1, “Unvanquished Space,” set the tone for the evening—four movements of controlled fury, notated and formed with superb craft."
"...music that dazzled the mind and punched its way into the heart."
The NYC Premiere of String Quartet No. 1 by the JACK Quartet Concert at the 92Y is featured as a season must-see concert.