Concert Info

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Date: February 22, 1997

Time: TBD

City: Tucson, AZ

Venue: Centennial Hall

Presenter: University of Arizona


Ken Benshoof / St. Francis Climbs Mt. Diablo (On His Way to Heaven) *
P.Q. Phan / Tragedy at the Opera *
John Adams / Three Selections from John’s Book of Alleged Dances *
Hammer & Chisel
Rag the Bone
Ständchen:  The Little Serenade
Harry Partch (Arr. Ben Johnston) / Two Studies on Ancient Greek Scales: +
1)  Olympos’ Pentatonic
2)  Archytas’ Enharmonic
Guillaume de Machaut (arr. Kronos Quartet) / Kyrie I, II & III +
John Cage (arr. Eric Salzman) / Totem Ancestor +
Henryk M. Gorecki / Already It Is Dusk *


Tan Dun / Ghost Opera *
with special guest Wu Man, pipa

Updated:  12/3/96

* 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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