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July 24, 2015

“Inside the Kronos Quartet” - Emmy Nomination

We’re pleased to learn that the New York Times’ video feature Inside the Kronos Quartet has been nominated for a News & Documentary Emmy Award in the “New Approaches: Arts, Lifestyle, Culture” category! Watch it here.

July 17, 2015

Out Now: Beyond Zero: 1914-1918

We are excited to announce the release of Beyond Zero: 1914-1918, available now on DVD from Icarus Films. The piece - a collaboration between filmmaker Bill Morrison, composer Aleksandra Vrebalov and Kronos - was written to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. Beyond Zero: 1914–1918 interweaves music, archival audio recordings, and films of the Great War. Watch an excerpt and purchase here.

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June 16, 2015

Terry Riley Festival: Full Program & Special Guests Announced

We’re pleased to announce the full program of KRONOS PRESENTS: Terry Riley Festival, a three-day festival in honor of the 80th birthday of composer and longtime collaborator Terry Riley, which takes place June 26-28 at SFJAZZ Center. Special guests Michael McClure and Kala Ramnath have been added to the program, in additional to previously announced guests Zakir Hussain, Wu Man, Gyan Riley, and The Living Earth Show, as well as the premiere of a new work by Yoko Ono. Learn more and buy tickets now.

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June 15, 2015

David Harrington Remembers Ornette Coleman

“I’ll never forget the first rehearsal we had with Ornette Coleman in 1986. He had written a really cool piece for Joseph Celli and Kronos called In Honor of NASA and the Planetary Soloist and we were playing the ballad section. We played it as well together and as in tune as we possibly could. Ornette very calmly, gently and with absolute certainty said it needed to be more together. So we tried again. Again Ornette said it needed to be together. I said something like “I’m not sure we can play much more together” and then asked Ornette to demonstrate for us what he meant.

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June 11, 2015

Happy 80th Birthday Terry—After Party!

Celebrate Terry Riley’s 80th birthday immediately following the opening night performance of KRONOS PRESENTS: Terry Riley Festival on June 26! Proceeds benefit the Kronos Education and Community Program, which provides outreach and residency activities for a wide range of participants in the Bay Area and around the world. Learn more & buy tickets.

Concert Schedule

Sep15Abu Dhabi, United Arab EmiratesBlack Box Theater - The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi
Sep16Abu Dhabi, United Arab EmiratesBlack Box Theater - The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi
Sep16Abu Dhabi, United Arab EmiratesBlack Box Theater - The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi
Sep17Abu Dhabi, United Arab EmiratesBlack Box Theater - The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi
Sep23New York, New YorkPeter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space
Oct10Stanford, CaliforniaBing Concert Hall

Kronos tours often! View all of our venues and dates.

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