Concert Info

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Date: May 14, 2011

Time: 7:30 PM

City: Glasgow, Scotland

Venue: The Old Fruitmarket

Presenter: Glasgow's Concert Halls

Program

 

Kronos in Glasgow

Kronos Quartet


John Zorn / Selections from The Dead Man *
Nocturne •  Fantasy •  Prelude •  Etude •  Manifesto •  Meditation (The Blue of Noon)
Arvo Pärt (arr. Kronos Quartet and Aaron Pike) / De Profundis +  World premiere (arrangement)
with special guest Ritva Koistinen, kantele
Vladimir Martynov / To Henryk Górecki *  World premiere
with special guest Ritva Koistinen, kantele

INTERMISSION

Kronos Quartet and Alim Qasimov Ensemble


Program to include:
Said Rustamov / Getme, Getme (Don’t leave, don’t leave) +  Scottish premiere
Unattributed / Leyla +  Scottish premiere

All works performed by the Kronos Quartet and Alim Qasimov Ensemble were 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.

INTERMISSION

Kronos Quartet and Tanya Tagaq


Derek Charke / Tundra Songs *  Scottish premiere
I. Ice
II. Water
III. Sedna’s Song
IV. Lament of the Dogs
V. The Trickster Tulugaq

PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE – Updated:  04/22/2011
* Written for Kronos /  + Arranged for Kronos

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