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January 27, 2014

Kronos On Film

We’re thrilled to announce that two films featuring our music have been nominated for Academy Awards!

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January 08, 2014

Kronos: Under 30 / #5 World Premiere - Bombs of Beirut by Mary Kouyoumdjian

The Kronos Quartet / Kronos Performing Arts Association is proud to announce Kronos: Under 30 / #5 World Premiere, a series of four concerts featuring the world premiere of Mary Kouyoumdjian’s Bombs of Beirut, the 5th work commissioned through the Under 30 Project. Launched in 2003, the Under 30 Project is designed to help nurture the careers of young artists, while enabling Kronos to forge stronger connections with the next creative generation. Each show also features a special locally-based opener: Friction Quartet (Feb. 6), Mobius Trio (Feb. 7), The Living Earth Show (Feb. 8), Amy X Neuburg (Feb. 9.)  Kronos: Under 30 / #5 World Premiere will take place February 6 – 9, 2014 at Z Space in San Francisco. Purchase tickets here.

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September 20, 2013

NPR Music Premieres Bryce Dessner & Kronos Quartet’s “Aheym” Video

NPR Music is premiering the title track and video from Aheym, the upcoming collaboration between critically acclaimed guitarist from The National and composer Bryce Dessner and Kronos Quartet. The video, directed by visual artist and longtime Dessner collaborator Matthew Ritchie, can streamed/shared here. Ritchie previously worked with Dessner on performance pieces The Long Count, Monstrance, The Morning Line and more. Preorder the album here.

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August 21, 2013

Bryce Dessner and Kronos Quartet Collaborate on ‘Aheym’ - Dessner’s Recorded Debut as a Composer

We’re pleased to announce that Anti- Records will release Aheym: Kronos Quartet Plays Music by Bryce Dessner on November 5, 2013. Bryce Dessner, composer & guitarist from The National and Clogs, makes his recorded debut as composer on the album, which features four original compositions by Dessner performed by Kronos, as well as an appearance by the Brooklyn Youth Chorus.

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June 20, 2013

KRONOS at 40: A Season of Celebration

Kronos Quartet celebrates its 40th anniversary and launches a fifth decade of innovation and exploration with an impressive array of projects and special events during its 2013-14 season. The milestone will be marked by a weeklong residency at Lincoln Center, coast-to-coast birthday concerts, a host of premieres, a Nonesuch CD boxed set, and performances around the globe. During the coming season, the Grammy-winning Quartet and its nonprofit Kronos Performing Arts Association will unveil more than a dozen commissioned works by the likes of Philip Glass, Bryce Dessner (of The National), Aleksandra Vrebalov, Dan Deacon, Mary Kouyoumdjian, David T. Little, and others, plus two film scores and a volume of commissioned works published by Boosey & Hawkes.

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Concert Schedule

Aug25Helsinki, FinlandHelsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall
Aug26Helsinki, FinlandHuvila Festival Tent
Sep12Thessaloniki, GreeceCourtyard, Moni Lazariston
Sep14Rotterdam, The NetherlandsDe Doelen - Jurriaanse Zaal
Sep16Krakow, PolandŁaźnia Nowa Theatre
Sep17Krakow, PolandŁaźnia Nowa Theatre

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

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