Concert Info

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Date: March 21, 2012

Time: 7:30 PM

City: Portland, Oregon

Venue: Kaul Auditorium - Reed College

Presenter: Friends of Chamber Music


Bryce Dessner / Aheym (Homeward) *
Ramallah Underground (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Tashweesh *
Midhat Assem (arr. Osvaldo Golijov) / Ya Habibi Ta’ala (My Love, Come Quickly) +
Omar Souleyman (arr. Jacob Garchik) / La Sidounak Sayyada
(I’ll Prevent the Hunters from Hunting You) +
Missy Mazzoli / Harp and Altar *
Laurie Anderson (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Flow +
Nicole Lizée / Death to Kosmische *


Gabriel Kahane / The Red Book *  World premiere
I. Geryon was a monster, everything about him was Red (Kindergarten)
II. Geryon’s Nightlife
III. Geryon and Herakles • A Love Story • Two Superior Eels
IV. Ancash had not seen Geryon’s wings before
V. Jetplane to Argentina (Flashback) • Inflight Movies
Steve Reich / WTC 9/11 *
      1.  9/11/01
      2.  2010
      3.  WTC

PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE – Updated:  11/07/2011
* 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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