Date: August 02, 2008
Time: 9:00 PM
City: San Francisco, California
Venue: Novellus Theater
Presenter: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Kronos Quartet: Music Without Borders
SATURDAY, AUGUST 2, 2008 - KRONOS QUARTET AND HOMAYUN SAKHI
Solo set by Homayun Sakhi, rubâb
with special guests Salar Nader, tabla, and Abbos Kosimov, doyra
Hamza El Din (realized by Tohru Ueda) / Escalay (Water Wheel) *
Kronos Quartet and Homayun Sakhi:
Homayun Sakhi (arr. Stephen Prutsman) / Rangin Kaman (The Rainbow) * World premiere
with Homayun Sakhi, rubâb
and special guests Salar Nader, tabla, and Abbos Kosimov, doyra
Homayun Sakhi’s Rangin Kaman, arranged by Stephen Prutsman, was commissioned for the Kronos Quartet and Homayun Sakhi by the Aga Khan Music Initiative, a program of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture. Additional commission funds were provided by The James Irvine Foundation, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and the LEF Foundation.
Kronos thanks the San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund/Grants for the Arts, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, The James Irvine Foundation, and The Bernard Osher Foundation for their generous support of these programs.
PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE - Updated: 07/08/2008
Recent World Premiere
Philip Glass' String Quartet No. 6 premiered at the Chan Centre in Vancouver (Oct 19), followed by performances at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas, NV (Oct 21), and Clarice Smith Center in College Park, MD (Oct 24). Upcoming performances include Stanford Live in Stanford, CA (Jan 15, 2014), Krannert Center in Urbana, IL (Mar 19), Théâtre de la Ville in Paris (May 5), and more.