Concert Info

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Date: February 20, 2014

Time: 8:00 PM

City: College Park, Maryland

Venue: Gildenhorn Recital Hall

Presenter: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland


Kronos Quartet’s ongoing residency at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center includes working closely with composition students in the UMD School of Music.

For the fourth consecutive year, Kronos Quartet will partner with School of Music composition students to write new works for string quartet, mentoring the students through the composition process. Kronos will perform the completed compositions in a free public performance.

Premiere readings of works by student composers

Scott AuCoin / Ken’s Story *
J. Duncan Boatright / Per Aspera ad Astra *
Geoff Sheil / Wild *

Updated:  01/15/2014

* 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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