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April 24, 2013

Kronos Quartet Announces Under 30 Project / #5 Composer, Mary Kouyoumdjian

The Kronos Quartet / Kronos Performing Arts Association is pleased to announce the recipient of the fifth Kronos: Under 30 Project commission: Mary Kouyoumdjian. A New York City resident, Kouyoumdjian was chosen from a call for composers that yielded nearly 400 applicants in 43 countries on five continents, the largest response in the program’s history. 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.

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March 20, 2013

Malta Arts Festival Residency

The Malta Arts Festival is proud to present a three-day residency with Kronos Quartet for string quartets between June 30th and July 2nd, 2013. The residency is a unique opportunity to work with one of the world’s most influential contemporary music ensembles who for the past 40 years have been committed to expanded the limits of the string quartet through a ‘spirit of fearless exploration’. Chosen applicants will be coached by Kronos quartet members David Harrington, John Sherba (violins), Hank Dutt (viola), and Sunny Jungin Yang (cello).

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February 28, 2013

Kronos Quartet Welcomes New Cellist, Sunny Jungin Yang

The Kronos Performing Arts Association announced today that the Kronos Quartet will welcome a new cellist, Sunny Jungin Yang, to the ensemble this June. Yang will succeed Jeffrey Zeigler, who has performed with the quartet for the past eight seasons and will step down from the group this May.

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February 19, 2013

Kronos: Listen Local @ YBCA

Kronos Quartet’s three-year residency at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts draws to a close with two performances this week on Feb. 21 & 22. Kronos: Listen Local highlights the vibrant creative voices of composers here in our home town - Pamela Z, Nathaniel Stookey, Dan Becker, and Stephen Prutsman.

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January 14, 2013

Michael Hearst’s Songs For Unusual Creatures Video

The first installment of Michael Hearst’s Songs For Unusual Creatures premiered on Boing Boing! Watch the premiere, which features Kronos and the Aye-Aye, a type of lemur.

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Concert Schedule

Oct25College Park, MarylandKay Theatre
Nov6Belgrade, SerbiaSava Center
Nov7Novi Sad, SerbiaSerbian National Theatre
Nov9's-Hertogenbosch, The NetherlandsGrote Zaal - Verkadefabriek ‘s-Hertogenbosch
Nov11Lisbon, PortugalGrande Auditório
Nov13Prague, Czech RepublicRudolfinum, Dvorak Hall

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

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