Concert Info

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Date: September 27, 2011

Time: 7:30 PM

City: Storrs, Connecticut

Venue: Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts

Presenter: Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts

Program

 

Awakening

A Musical Meditation on the Anniversary of 9/11
With special guest Mansfield Middle School Choir, conducted by Ken Johnson

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 Mansfield Middle School Choir, conducted by Ken Johnson
Vladimir Martynov / The Beatitudes +
(rescored for Kronos by Vladimir Martynov)
Russia

Performed without intermission and played without pause.


PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE – Updated 08/19/2011


* 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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