The Sound of Science with Jeffrey Zeigler

2024 Austin Chamber Music Festival

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Dexterous cellist formerly of the Kronos Quartet, Jeffrey Zeigler performs The Sound of Science, a project originally produced by Graham Reynolds and his music laboratory, Golden Hornet. This multimedia program features seven renowned composers from around the globe, who have each created a unique soundscape inspired by a scientist of their choosing.

Subject to availability, $12 Student Rush (with student ID), $30 General Admission, $45 Preferred, and $80 Premium tickets may be purchased at the box office on the evening of the concert. The box office will open at 6:30 PM that day.


The Brain (Kristen Harris) | Graham Reynolds (b. 1971)

Radiation in Moderation (Marie Curie) | Sarah Lipstate (b. 1984)

From the Bones to the Fossils (Andrew Kruczkiewicz) | Paola Prestini (b. 1975)

Salumba (George Washington Carver) | Foday Musa Suso (b. 1953)

Quest (Jill Tarter) | Felipe Pérez Santiago (b. 1973)

A Highway in State Space (Signe Kjelstrup) | Maja S.K. Ratkje (b. 1973)

Her Confirmation (Katherine Johnson) | Yuka C. Honda (b. 1961)

Pastaza (Barry Chernoff) | Graham Reynolds (b. 1971)



Jeffrey Zeigler, cello

Jeffrey Zeigler

Jeffrey Zeigler is one of the most innovative and versatile cellists of our time. Following his eight year tenure as the cellist of the internationally renowned Kronos Quartet, his work continues to push boundaries with a wide array of solo and collaborative projects. His most recent solo album, Houses of Zodiac, features music by Paola Prestini. Strings Magazine has described the album as “one of the greatest and most ambitious solo cello albums of all time.” Upcoming highlights include being featured in a new opera, The Old Man and the Sea, directed by Karmina Silec with music by Prestini and libretto by Royce Vavrek. Zeigler will also give the world premier of Andy Akiho’s Cello Concerto in 2024.

Jeffrey Zeigler is Assistant Professor of Chamber Music and Innovation at the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami.

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