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Date: June 11, 2011

Time: 8:00 pm

City: Toronto, Canada

Venue: Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre

Presenter: Luminato Festival



Kronos Quartet with Special Guest, Homayun Sakhi Trio

Kronos Quartet:
Sahba Aminikia / String Quartet no. 3: A Threnody for Those Who Remain *
   I.  Fèrāgh (Separation)
   II.  Faghān (Wail)
   III.  Soog (Praying and Mourning)
Omar Souleyman (arr. Jacob Garchik) / La Sidounak Sayyada (I’ll Prevent the Hunters from Hunting You) +  Canadian premiere
Traditional (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Boyiwa (Song of Mourning over a Corpse) +
Traditional (arr. Stephen Prutsman) / Wa Habibi (Beloved) +
Aleksandra Vrebalov / …hold me, neighbor, in this storm… *


Kronos Quartet and Homayun Sakhi:
Homayun Sakhi (arr. Stephen Prutsman) / Rangin Kaman (The Rainbow) *
            Canadian premiere
   with Homayun Sakhi, rubâb
   and additional musicians TBA

Updated:  02/16/2011

* 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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