Date: February 17, 2012
Time: 8:00 PM
City: Atlanta, Georgia
Venue: Emerson Concert Hall - Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts
Presenter: Emory University
David Harrington, violin
John Sherba, violin
Hank Dutt, viola
Jeffrey Zeigler, cello
Michael Gordon / Clouded Yellow *
Bob Dylan (arr. Philip Glass, additional orchestration by Kronos) / Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right +
Bryce Dessner / Aheym (Homeward) *
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 / Shur 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.
PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE – Updated: 12/02/2011
* Written for Kronos / + Arranged for Kronos
Philip Glass' String Quartet No. 6 premieres at the Chan Centre in Vancouver (Oct 19), 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), Stanford Live in Stanford, CA (Jan 15, 2014), Krannert Center in Urbana, IL (Mar 19), Théâtre de la Ville in Paris (May 5), and more.