Concert Info

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Date: November 14, 2013

Time: 8:00 PM

City: New Orleans, Louisiana

Venue: Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans

Presenter: Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans

Program

Ken Benshoof / Traveling Music *
I. Gentle, easy
II. Moderate
III. Driving
Geeshie Wiley (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Last Kind Words +  Southern premiere
Alter Yechiel Karniol (arr. Judith Berkson) / Sim Sholom +  Southern premiere
Traditional (arr. Kronos, transc. Ljova) / Tusen Tankar (A Thousand Thoughts) +
Philip Glass / String Quartet No. 6 *  Southern premiere
in three movements

INTERMISSION

Richard Wagner (arr. Aleksandra Vrebalov) / Prelude from Tristan und Isolde + 
Southern premiere
Jherek Bischoff / A Semiperfect Number *  Southern premiere
Bryce Dessner / Tenebre *

PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Updated:  10/25/2013

* 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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