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Date: September 11, 2006

Time: 9:00 PM

City: San Francisco, California

Venue: Herbst Theatre

Presenter: San Francisco Performances

Program

Awakening

A Musical Meditation on the Fifth Anniversary of 9/11

Traditional (arr. Kronos, transc. Ljova) /Adhans  [Turkey, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia] + West Coast premiere
Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky / Awakening  [Uzbekistan] *
Unknown (arr. Kronos, transc. Ljova) / Oh Mother, the Handsome Man Tortures Me  [Iraq] +
Traditional (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Lullaby [Iran] + World premiere
Ram Narayan (arr. Kronos, transc. Ljova) / Raga Mishra Bhairavi [India] +

Einstürzende Neubauten (arr. Paola Prestini & Kronos) / Armenia [Germany] + U.S. premiere
John Oswald / Spectre [Canada] *
Michael Gordon / The Sad Park [United States] * West Coast premiere
   Part 1 two evil planes broke in little pieces and fire came
   Part 2 there was a big boom and then there was teeny fiery coming out
   Part 3 I just heard that on the news that the buildings are crashing down
   Part 4 and all the persons that were in the airplane died
Played without pause

Osvaldo Golijov & Gustavo Santaolalla / Darkness 9/11 from the film 11’09"01  [Argentina] West Coast premiere
Terry Riley / One Earth, One People, One Love from Sun Rings [United States] *
Traditional (arr. Kronos, transc. Ljova) / Tusen Tankar (A Thousand Thoughts) [Sweden] +
Aulis Sallinen (arr. Kronos) / Winter Was Hard [Finland] +
   with special guest Piedmont Choirs Concert Choir, Martín Benvenuto, conductor
   Sue Bohlin, guest conductor
Vladimir Martynov (rescored for Kronos by V. Martynov) / The Beatitudes [Russia] + World premiere

Performed without intermission and played without pause

PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Updated:  09/11/06

* 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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