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April 11, 2016

Face the Music Takes On Kronos’ Fifty for the Future

We had the pleasure of returning to the Kaufman Center’s Face the Music (Fifty for the Future Legacy Partner) last Friday to coach eight young string quartets, ranging from elementary school to high school students, on a variety of pieces, including works written for Kronos’ Fifty for the Future. Nothing better than watching the next generation of string players take on our music!

April 09, 2016

Broadening Education with WPA’s Embassy Adoption Program

This past week, we spent a few days in Washington, DC visiting our friends at Washington Performing Arts (WPA)—one of our Fifty for the Future Legacy Partners—and performing for a group of fifth graders at the School Without Walls at Francis-Stevens.

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February 29, 2016

Concerts and Residencies Galore

The past week has been teeming with Kronos’ Fifty for the Future activity, with a concert at Seattle Theater Group (Commissioning Partner), residency at Cornish College of the Arts (Legacy Partner), concerts with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (Commissioning Partner), and Kronos’ first ever Fifty for the Future coaching with students from the VSO School of Music.

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February 18, 2016

Fifty for the Future — Year Two!

With the new year comes a new batch of Kronos’ Fifty for the Future composers and partners!

Kronos Performing Arts Association (KPAA) is excited to announce the 10 composers—five women and five men—who will be participating in Year Two of Kronos’ Fifty for the Future project. Please welcome this eclectic group to the program as they join us in our mission to expand the 21st-century string quartet repertoire for young players.

Laurie Anderson (USA)
Raven Chacon (Navajo Nation/USA)
Guillermo Galindo (Mexico/USA)
Philip Glass (USA)
Aleksander Kościów (Poland)
Nicole Lizée (Canada)
Anna Meredith (United Kingdom)
Kala Ramnath (India/USA)
Karin Rehnqvist (Sweden)
Trey Spruance (USA)

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February 09, 2016

Kronos Residency at Holland Festival 2016

The Holland Festival announced its 2016 season this week, and we’re pleased to share that Kronos will be joining the lineup as artists-in-residence for one week!

Featuring Kronos’ Fifty for the Future project, the residency will include a concert, where the group will perform many new works and a world premiere; a Listening Party with David Harrington, in which David shares some of his favorite recordings and anecdotes; and “Kronossessions,” a day of public coachings of string quartets from the Netherlands String Quartet Academy, followed by a talkshow and Q&A with Kronos and Kronos’ managing director, Janet Cowperthwaite.

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