Date: July 19, 2010
Time: 8:00 PM
City: Lyon, France
Venue: Odéon de Fourvière
Presenter: Les Nuits de Fourvière
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.
PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE
* Written for Kronos / + Arranged for Kronos
Laurie Anderson joins Kronos for the world premiere of her new evening-length work at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center (Feb 1 & 2, 2013), followed by performances at the Adelaide Festival (Mar 2, 2013), Bing Concert Hall at Stanford Live (Apr 20 & 21, 2013), Peak Performances at Montclair State University in New Jersey (May 10 & 11, 2013), and the Barbican (June 28, 2013).