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Date: April 06, 2014

Time: 7:00 PM

City: Berkeley, California

Venue: Hertz Hall

Presenter: Cal Performances, University of California - Berkeley


Prelude to a Black Hole

Byzantine Chant (arr. Aleksandra Vrebalov) / Eternal Memory to the Virtuous +
Igor Stravinsky / Three Pieces for String Quartet
   Dance •  Eccentric •  Canticle
Geeshie Wiley (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Last Kind Words +
Tanburi Cemil Bey (arr. Stephen Prutsman) / Evic Taksim + 
Maurice Ravel (arr. JJ Hollingsworth) / Trois beaux oiseaux du Paradis +
Traditional (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Smyrneiko Minore +
Anton Webern / Six Bagatelles, Op. 9
   Mäßig •  Leicht bewegt •  Ziemlich fließend •  Sehr langsam •  Äußerst langsam •  Fließend
Charles Ives / They Are There! Fighting for the People’s New Free World
Sergei Rachmaninov (arr. Kronos Quartet) / Nunc Dimittis from All-Night Vigil +

Beyond Zero: 1914–1918 *

A new work for quartet with film
World premiere

Aleksandra Vrebalov, composer
Bill Morrison, filmmaker

David Harrington and Drew Cameron, creative consultants

Janet Cowperthwaite, producer
Kronos Performing Arts Association, production management

Kronos’ San Francisco Home Season is supported in part by The Bernard Osher Foundation.

Updated:  12/20/2013

* 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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