Kronos Quartet will be touring all year! View all venues and dates.
After summer tours which included performances at the Roskilde Festival, the Montreaux Jazz Festival, the Cabrillo Festival, and more, Kronos has now started its fall tour!
This season marks the premiere of the first ten works commissioned through Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire. Over the next five years, Kronos, Carnegie Hall and a group of adventurous partners will commission 50 new works (written by 25 men & 25 women) designed for students & emerging professionals. Scores, parts, recordings and other materials will be made available online at no charge, beginning in 2016.Read More
Kronos makes its Gulf Region debut and premieres the first two Fifty for the Future commissions at the The Arts Center at New York University Abu Dhabi, where the group is now in residence (Sept 10-17). Fodé Lassana Diabaté, a master balafon player and member of Mali’s Trio Da Kali, joins Kronos in Abu Dhabi for the world premiere of his work Sunjata’s Time. Longtime Kronos collaborator and pipa virtuoso Wu Man’s new Fifty for the Future piece Four Chinese Paintings also receives its world premiere this week.Read More