Concert Info

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Date: July 19, 2010

Time: 8:00 PM

City: Lyon, France

Venue: Odéon de Fourvière

Presenter: Les Nuits de Fourvière


Kronos Quartet:

Bryce Dessner / Aheym (Homeward) *  French premiere
Missy Mazzoli / Harp and Altar *  French premiere
JG Thirlwell / Eremikophobia *  French premiere

Alim Qasimov Ensemble:
Alim Qasimov, vocal and daf
Fargana Qasimova, vocal and daf
Additional musicians TBA


Kronos Quartet and Alim Qasimov Ensemble:
Jahangir Jahangirov / Köhlen Atim (My spirited horse) +
Unattributed / Peyman Ettik (I gave my word) +
Shafiga Okhundova / Mehriban Olaq (Let’s be kind) +
Said Rustamov / Getme, Getme (Don’t leave, don’t leave) +
Unattributed / Qashlarin Kamandir (Your eyebrows are bow-like) +

All works arranged by Alim Qasimov, with string quartet parts arranged for Kronos by Jacob Garchik.

These arrangements were commissioned for the Kronos Quartet and Alim Qasimov by the Aga Khan Music Initiative, a program of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, and the Columbia Foundation.

Updated:  02/24/2010
* Written for Kronos / + Arranged for Kronos

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