Concert Schedule

Kronos Quartet will be touring all year! View all venues and dates.

Mar7New York, New YorkZankel Hall
Mar10Urbana, IllinoisTryon Festival Theatre
Mar14Madison, WisconsinUnion Theater
Mar17Chicago, IllinoisHarris Theater for Music and Dance
Mar19Richmond, KentuckyEKU Center for the Arts
Mar22San Rafael, CaliforniaHoytt Theater - Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts
Mar27Knoxville, TennesseeTennessee Theatre
Mar28Knoxville, TennesseeTennessee Theatre
Mar29Knoxville, TennesseeTennessee Theatre
Mar29Knoxville, TennesseeThe Standard
Mar29Knoxville, TennesseeThe Standard
Apr9San Francisco, CaliforniaThe Kanbar Forum

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Orrin KeepnewsMarch 04, 2015

All of us at Kronos - the Quartet, staff and Board of Directors - are deeply saddened by the death of our friend and colleague Orrin Keepnews. Orrin produced several Kronos recordings, served on the Kronos Board for more than 15 years, and was a great mentor and friend. We value our long association and feel lucky for the chance encounter decades ago when Orrin and David shared a ride from a California Arts Council meeting in Sacramento and hit it off. We are grateful for Orrin’s wisdom, leadership, support and guidance over the years, and we send our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. Orrin was a truly unique voice in music, and he will always have a very special place in our hearts.

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New Album: Tundra Songs Songs - Music of Derek CharkeFebruary 20, 2015

On Tuesday, March 10, Centrediscs, the label of the Canadian Music Centre, releases Tundra Songs, featuring Kronos Quartet in a trio of works by Canadian composer Derek Charke. Guest artist Tanya Tagaq, the charismatic Polaris Prize-winning Inuit throat singer, appears on the 30-minute title track, which David Harrington, Artistic Director of Kronos, describes as “really one of the major, spectacular pieces that has ever been written for Kronos.” The disc also includes Cercle du Nord III which, like Tundra Songs, incorporates environmental sounds from northern Canada; and four of Charke’s series of Inuit Throat Song Games. All of these pieces were commissioned and premiered by the Kronos Quartet to critical acclaim in North America and Europe.

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