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March 20, 2014

40th Anniversary Bash at Carnegie Hall

As a highlight of our 40th anniversary season, Kronos Quartet performs at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium on Friday, March 28 at 8 PM! The concert features collaborations with many of our close colleagues and longtime artistic partners. Several program highlights are the world premiere of Terry Riley’s The Serquent Risadome, as well as works by Philip Glass, Laurie Anderson, Clint Mansell, and more. Special guests include Bryce Dessner, Wu Man, Jherek Bischoff, four young string quartets from Face The Music, and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus. Purchase tickets here, and use discount code KQT19138 to receive 15% off. (Discount valid through March 24 at 11:59 PM EDT.)

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March 19, 2014

24 Hours of Kronos!

On Monday, March 24, starting at 12:01 am ET, Q2 Music—WQXR’s online music station devoted to 20th and 21st century classical music—presents Kronos at 40. In honor of our 40th anniversary, Q2 showcases a marathon stream of 24 distinct hours of diverse commercial recordings, dynamic, unreleased studio tracks (courtesy of Nonesuch Records) and in-concert performances celebrating the Kronos Quartet’s contributions to 20th and 21st century music.

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March 14, 2014

Nonesuch Releases Clint Mansell’s Soundtrack to Darren Aronofsky Film “Noah”

Nonesuch releases composer Clint Mansell’s score to visionary filmmaker Darren Aronofsky’s film Noah, from Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises, on March 25, 2014. Directed by Aronofsky, the film will be released on March 28, 2014. Russell Crowe stars as Noah in the film inspired by the epic story of courage, sacrifice, and hope. The cast stars Jennifer Connelly, Ray Winstone, Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, and Anthony Hopkins. The soundtrack is available to pre-order in the Nonesuch Store. The Noah score is performed by Kronos Quartet, joined by Patti Smith for her song Mercy Is (co-written by Lenny Kaye).

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March 12, 2014

Celebrating 40 years: 5-CD Box Set & New Album

We’re pleased to announce two new releases on our longtime label, Nonesuch Records, in honor of Kronos’ 40th anniversary: Kronos Explorer Series, a box set of five classic albums from five different parts of the world, and A Thousand Thoughts, a new album that looks at Kronos’s geographically wide-ranging sources, featuring music from 14 countries. Both will be available on April 8, 2014, and are available to pre-order in the Nonesuch Store; pre-orders of A Thousand Thoughts include an instant download of Sim Sholom, which you can hear here.

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March 11, 2014

Kronos at UCLA: March 14 + 15

Kronos heads to Los Angeles this weekend for two performances at Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA! The Friday, March 14th program - a 40th anniversary celebration - features special guests Wu Man and Nels Cline, as well as works by George Crumb, Philip Glass, Krzysztof Penderecki, and more. On Saturday, March 15th, the quartet will be joined by Laurie Anderson for the Los Angeles premiere of her work Landfall.

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Concert Schedule

Dec2Santos, BrazilSesc Santos
Dec4São Paulo, BrazilSesc Pinheiros
Dec5São Paulo, BrazilSesc Pinheiros
Dec6São Paulo, BrazilSesc Pinheiros
Dec9Quito, EcuadorTeatro Nacional Sucre
Dec10Quito, EcuadorEl Palacio de Cristal

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

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