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Date: February 22, 2014

Time: 8:00 PM

City: College Park, Maryland

Venue: Dekelboum Concert Hall

Presenter: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland

Program

Kronos Quartet

Bryce Dessner / Aheym (Homeward) *
Valentin Silvestrov / String Quartet No. 3 *
    I. Präludium / Prelude
    II. Pastorale
    III. Intermezzo
    IV. Intermezzo
    V. Serenade
    VI. Intermezzo
    VII. Postludium / Postlude

 

INTERMISSION

 

 

Kronos Quartet and Trio Da Kali

  WORLD PREMIERE

    special guest Trio Da Kali
    Fodé Lassana Diabaté, 22-key balafon
    Hawa Kassé Mady Diabaté, voice
    Mamadou Kouyaté, bass ngoni

 

Soliyo
Sunjata
Lila Bambo
Samuel
Kene Bo
Ladilikan
Namanike
Tita
Garaba Mama
God Shall Wipe All Tears Away
Kanimba

 

These arrangements by Fodé Lassana Diabaté, Lucy Durán, and Jacob Garchik were commissioned for the Kronos Quartet and Trio Da Kali by the Aga Khan Music Initiative, a program of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, and the Kronos Performing Arts Association. This concert is presented in collaboration with the Aga Khan Music Initiative.

 

PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Updated:  02/20/2014

* 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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