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September 14, 2015

Two World Premieres at The Arts Center at New York University Abu Dhabi

Kronos makes its Gulf Region debut and premieres the first two Fifty for the Future commissions at the The Arts Center at New York University Abu Dhabi, where the group is now in residence (Sept 10-17). Fodé Lassana Diabaté, a master balafon player and member of Mali’s Trio Da Kali, joins Kronos in Abu Dhabi for the world premiere of his work Sunjata’s Time. Longtime Kronos collaborator and pipa virtuoso Wu Man’s new Fifty for the Future piece Four Chinese Paintings also receives its world premiere this week.

September 04, 2015

2015 ECHO Klassik Awards

Winners of the 2015 ECHO Klassik awards have been announced, and we’re honored to receive the “Classical Without Borders” award for our Nonesuch Records release A Thousand Thoughts. The album, released during our 40th anniversary year, features music from 14 different countries, including China, India, Sweden, and Vietnam. The awards ceremony takes place at Konzerthaus Berlin on October 18th.

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August 27, 2015

Big Ears Festival: 2015 In Review

Having the chance to be Artist-In-Residence at Big Ears Festival last March was a dream come true. It was such a treat to perform with Laurie Anderson, Terry Riley, Bryce Dessner, Wu Man, and so many of our friends, and this video brings back wonderful memories.

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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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Concert Schedule

Jul30San Francisco, CaliforniaPresidio Officers' Club
Aug19Bratislava, SlovakiaVeľký Evanjelický Kostol
Aug20Pollença, MallorcaCloister of Santo Domingo Convent
Aug25Eisenstadt, AustriaHaydn Hall, Esterházy Palace

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

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