Date: February 05, 2012
Time: 7:00 PM
City: Berkeley, California
Venue: Hertz Hall
Presenter: Cal Performances
David Harrington, violin • John Sherba, violin • Hank Dutt, viola • Jeffrey Zeigler, cello
Michael Gordon / Clouded Yellow * Bay Area premiere
Bob Dylan (arr. Philip Glass, additional orchestration by Kronos) / Don’t Think Twice,
It’s All Right + Bay Area premiere
Franghiz Ali-Zadeh / Oasis *
Alim Qasimov, vocal and daf • Fargana Qasimova, vocal and daf • Rauf Islamov, kamancha • Zaki Valiyev, tar • Rafael Asgarov, clarinet and balaban • Javidan Nabiyev, naghara
Traditional / Mahur Hindi Destgahi
Kronos Quartet and Alim Qasimov Ensemble
Jahangir Jahangirov / Köhlen Atim (My spirited horse) +
Unattributed / Peyman Ettik (I gave my word) +
Shafiga Okhundova / Mehriban Olaq (Let’s be kind) +
Said Rustamov / Getme, Getme (Don’t leave, don’t leave) +
Unattributed / Qashlarin Kamandir (Your eyebrows are bow-like) +
All works arranged by Alim Qasimov, with string quartet parts arranged for Kronos by Jacob Garchik.
These arrangements were commissioned for the Kronos Quartet and Alim Qasimov by the Aga Khan Music Initiative, a program of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, and the Columbia Foundation.
This concert is presented in collaboration with the Aga Khan Music Initiative, a program of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture. Kronos’ Bay Area Season is supported in part by The Bernard Osher Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.
PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE – Updated: 01/02/2012
Laurie Anderson joins Kronos for the world premiere of her new evening-length work at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center (Feb 1 & 2, 2013), followed by performances at the Adelaide Festival (Mar 2, 2013), Bing Concert Hall at Stanford Live (Apr 20 & 21, 2013), Peak Performances at Montclair State University in New Jersey (May 10 & 11, 2013), and the Barbican (June 28, 2013).