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Date: September 23, 2011

Time: 7:30 PM

City: Brooklyn, New York

Venue: BAM Harvey Theatre

Presenter: 2011 NEXT WAVE Festival / Brooklyn Academy of Music




A Musical Meditation on the Anniversary of 9/11
With special guest Brooklyn Youth Chorus, conducted by Dianne Berkun

I. Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky / Awakening *

Unknown / Oh Mother, the Handsome Man Tortures Me +
(arr. Ljova & Kronos)

Traditional / Lullaby +
(arr. Jacob Garchik)

Ram Narayan / Alap from Raga Mishra Bhairavi +
(arr. Kronos, transc. Ljova)


II. Einstürzende Neubauten / Armenia +
(arr. Paola Prestini & Kronos)

John Oswald / Spectre *

Michael Gordon / Selections from The Sad Park *
Part 1 two evil planes broke in little pieces and fire came
Part 4 and all the persons that were in the airplane died

United States

Played without pause

III. Osvaldo Golijov & Gustavo Santaolalla   / Darkness 9/11 +
(from the film 11’09”01)

Terry Riley / One Earth, One People, One Love
(from Sun Rings) *
United States

Traditional / Tusen Tankar (A Thousand Thoughts) +
(arr. Kronos, transc. Ljova)

Aulis Sallinen / Winter Was Hard +
(arr. Kronos)

With special guest Brooklyn Youth Chorus, conducted by Dianne Berkun

Vladimir Martynov / The Beatitudes +
(rescored for Kronos by Vladimir Martynov)

Performed without intermission and played without pause.

Awakening was first performed on September 11, 2006, at Herbst Theatre in San Francisco, California.

PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE – Updated 08/18/2011

* Written for Kronos
+ Arranged for Kronos

Kronos’ performance of Tusen Tankar is made possible by the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation.

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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