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September 23, 2014

Inside the Quartet: Kronos Quartet as Dot Cloud

How does a quartet communicate? Surrounded by a battery of laptops, video cameras, and sensors, The New York Times used 3D-data capture to render Kronos as “dot clouds” in order to dig deeper into cueing, body language, establishing rhythms, and the intricacy of performing as an ensemble. See Kronos as you’ve never seen them before!

September 08, 2014

‘Kronos Stories’ from Fans: Part 2

We continue our series of “Kronos Stories”—favorite Kronos memories and anecdotes submitted this past June by fans of the Quartet from around the world.

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August 11, 2014

Quartet Fans Share ‘Kronos Stories’: Part 1

This past June, as the Kronos Quartet wrapped up its 40th Anniversary Season, we asked our e-news subscribers and Facebook fans to share with us their favorite Kronos memories and stories. The response was terrific, and we’re happy to post over the next several weeks a selection of these “Kronos Stories.” Many thanks to everyone who took the time to reflect on the role of Kronos in their lives and share their thoughts and experiences with us!

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August 08, 2014

Kronos Quartet’s David Harrington Remembers Peter Sculthorpe

We just heard the sad news that our friend Peter Sculthorpe died. Peter is as central to Australia’s music as Aaron Copland is to America’s music. He was a tireless advocate for other composers and his warm, gregarious and fun-loving presence contributed enormously to the world of music.

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August 04, 2014

KQ + BBQ

Kronos returns to Rancho Nicasio’s “BBQ on the Lawn” for a performance celebrating Kronos’ 40th anniversary! The program features works by Astor Piazzolla, Terry Riley, Charles Mingus, Sahba Aminikia, and more. Don’t miss our performance in beautiful West Marin this Sunday - learn more and purchase tickets here.

Concert Schedule

Oct5Stanford, CaliforniaBing Concert Hall
Oct8Boulder, ColoradoMacky Auditorium
Oct11Columbus, OhioWexner Center
Oct14Austin, TexasBass Concert Hall
Oct18Liberty, MissouriKauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Oct25College Park, MarylandKay Theatre

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

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