Date: February 18, 2012
Time: 8:00 PM
City: College Park, Maryland
Venue: Dekelboum Concert Hall - Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Presenter: University of Maryland
David Harrington, violin
John Sherba, violin
Hank Dutt, viola
Jeffrey Zeigler, cello
Michael Gordon / Clouded Yellow *
Omar Souleyman (arr. Jacob Garchik) / La Sidounak Sayyada
(I’ll Prevent the Hunters from Hunting You) +
Bryce Dessner / Tenebre * East Coast premiere
Alim Qasimov Ensemble
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
* Written for Kronos / + Arranged for Kronos
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).