Concert Info

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Date: April 21, 2006

Time: 9:00 PM

City: San Francisco, California

Venue: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Presenter: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts


Xploding Plastix / Work from The Order of Things* West Coast premiere
Dan Visconti / Love Bleeds Radiant * West Coast premiere
Traditional (arr. Kronos) / Tusen Tankar (A Thousand Thoughts)  + Bay Area premiere
Derek Charke / Cercle du Nord III * West Coast premiere
Walter Kitundu (arr. Ljova) / Cerulean Sweet III* world premiere
     with special guest, Walter Kitundu, phonoharp


Sigur Ros (arr. Stephen Prutsman) / Flugufrelsarinn (The Fly Freer) +
Clint Mansell (arr. David Lang) / Requiem for a Dream Suite +
     I. Ghosts of a Future Lost
     II. Meltdown
     III. Lux Aeterna
Matmos / For Terry Riley * world premiere
     with special guests, Matmos, electronics

These concerts are made possible through generous grants to the Kronos Performing Arts Association from Grants for the Arts/San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund, the National Endowment for the Arts, The Bernard Osher Foundation, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and The James Irvine Foundation.

Updated:  01/26/06

* Written for Kronos
+ Arranged for Kronos

Recent World Premiere

Philip Glass' String Quartet No. 6 premiered at the Chan Centre in Vancouver (Oct 19, 2013), followed by performances at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas, NV (Oct 21), Clarice Smith Center in College Park, MD (Oct 24), and Stanford Live in Stanford, CA (Jan 15, 2014). Upcoming performances include Krannert Center in Urbana, IL (Mar 19), Théâtre de la Ville in Paris (May 5), the Barbican in London (May 13) and more.

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