Concert Info

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Date: January 27, 2012

Time: 7:30 PM

City: London, England

Venue: Wilton's Music Hall

Presenter: Barbican


Early Music

Nicole Lizée / Death to Kosmische *  UK premiere
Hildegard von Bingen (arr. Marianne Pfau) / O Virtus Sapientie +
Traditional (arr. Kronos, transc. Ljova) / Tusen Tankar (A Thousand Thoughts) +
Anton Webern / Six Bagatelles, Op. 9
Mäßig •  Leicht bewegt •  Ziemlich fließend •  Sehr langsam •
Äußerst langsam •  Fließend
Philip Glass (arr. Kronos Quartet) / Modern Love Waltz +  European premiere
Valentin Silvestrov / String Quartet No. 3 * World premiere
I. Präludium / Prelude •  II. Pastorale •  III. Intermezzo •
IV. Intermezzo •  V. Serenade •  VI. Intermezzo •
VII. Postludium / Postlude


Charles Ives / Scherzo
Morton Feldman / Structures
Bob Dylan (arr. Philip Glass, additional orchestration by Kronos) / Don’t Think Twice,
It’s All Right + UK premiere
Dan Visconti / Love Bleeds Radiant *  UK premiere
Traditional (arr. Jacob Garchik) / “Zari” Ritual Lamentation +  UK premiere
Traditional (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Boyiwa (Song of Mourning over a Corpse) +  UK premiere
Witold Lutoslawski / “Funebre” from String Quartet
Rahul Dev Burman (arr. Stephen Prutsman / Kronos) / Nodir Pare Utthchhe Dhnoa
                (Smoke Rises Across the River) +
Alfred Schnittke (arr. Kronos) / Collected Songs Where Every Verse is Filled with Grief +

Kronos’ participation in the Barbican’s Awakenings: A Kronos Quartet Residency is supported, in part, by a grant from the Columbia Foundation.

PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE – Updated:  11/30/2011
* 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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