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Date: October 23, 2011

Time: 9:00 PM

City: Long Gully, Belair National Park, Adelaide, Australia

Venue: Earth Station

Presenter: WOMAD Earth Station


A Meditation on the Earth

With special guests John Gaden and Pamela Rabe

Musical selections may include:

Traditional (arr. Kronos, transc. Ljova) / Tusen Tankar (A Thousand Thoughts) +
Midhat Assem (arr. Osvaldo Golijov) / Ya Habibi Ta’ala (My Love, Come Quickly) +
Traditional (arr. Wu Man & Kronos) / Namu Amida +
with special guest Wu Man, pipa
Traditional (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Boyiwa (Song of Mourning over a Corpse) +
Ram Narayan (arr. Kronos, transc. Ljova) / Raga Mishra Bhairavi: Alap +
Michael Hearst / Weddell Seals *
Hamza El Din (realized by Tohru Ueda) / Escalay (Water Wheel) *
Kuat Shildebaev (arr. Kronos Quartet) / Kara Kemir +
with special guest Wu Man, pipa
Laurie Anderson (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Flow +
John Oswald / Spectre *
with special guest Wu Man, pipa
Philip Glass / Quartet No. 2 (Company) *
Unknown (arr. Ljova & Kronos) / Oh Mother, the Handsome Man Tortures Me +

Updated:  10/05/2011

* 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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