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Date: May 14, 2011

Time: 7:30 PM

City: Glasgow, Scotland

Venue: The Old Fruitmarket

Presenter: Glasgow's Concert Halls



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


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.


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

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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