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Date: September 24, 2011

Time: 7:30 PM

City: Brooklyn, New York

Venue: BAM Harvey Theatre

Presenter: 2011 NEXT WAVE Festival / Brooklyn Academy of Music

Program

 

Awakening

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

I. Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky / Awakening *
Uzbekistan

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

Traditional / Lullaby +
(arr. Jacob Garchik)
Iran

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

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

John Oswald / Spectre *
Canada

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

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

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

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

With special guest Brooklyn Youth Chorus, conducted by Dianne Berkun

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

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.

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