Eat, drink and listen as Friends of Chamber Music presents a FREE preview concert and discussion with the American String Quartet, including readings by poet and war journalist, Tom Sleigh. This concert will combine readings with relevant works by Bach, Bartók, and others, examining the effects of war on the heart, mind, and body. It’s at Syntax Physic Opera on Tuesday, September 26 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Internationally recognized as one of the world’s finest quartets, the American String Quartet has spent decades honing the luxurious sound for which it is famous. During the last eight years Tom Sleigh has worked as a journalist in Syria, Lebanon, Somalia, Kenya, Iraq, and Libya and is the author of 10 books of poetry. Dinner and drinks will be available for purchase during the event, including happy hour specials. 554 S. Broadway, Denver.