Concert Info

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Date: May 01, 2009

Time: 9:00 PM

City: Gateshead, England

Venue: The Sage Gateshead

Presenter: The Sage Gateshead

Program

Kronos Quartet:
Unknown (arr. Kronos, transc. Ljova) / Oh Mother, the Handsome Man Tortures Me +
Traditional (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Lullaby +
Sigur Rós   (arr. Stephen Prutsman) / Flugufrelsarinn (The Fly Freer) +
Ramallah Underground / Tashweesh *
Ram Narayan (arr. Kronos, transc. Ljova) / Alap from Raga Mishra Bhairavi +
Aleksandra Vrebalov / Sketch from a Balkan Notebook *


Alim Qasimov Ensemble:
Alim Qasimov, vocal and daf
Fargana Qasimova, vocal and daf
Additional musicians TBA

Program to be announced

INTERMISSION


Kronos Quartet and Alim Qasimov Ensemble:
Program to include:
Said Rustamov / Getme, Getme (Don’t leave, don’t leave) +
Jahangir Jahangirov / Köhlen Atim (My spirited horse) +
Unattributed / Leyla +
Shafiga Okhundova / Mehriban Olaq (Let’s be kind) +
Unattributed / Peyman Ettik (I gave my word) +
Unattributed / Qashlarin Kamandir (Your eyebrows are bow-like) +

All works arranged by Alim Qasimov, with string quartet parts arranged for Kronos by Jacob Garchik.

These arrangements were commissioned for the Kronos Quartet and Alim Qasimov by the Aga Khan Music Initiative, a program of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, and the Columbia Foundation.

PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Updated:  01/29/2009

* Written for Kronos / + Arranged for Kronos

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