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May 03, 2011

Kronos Quartet receives 2011 Avery Fisher Prize and 2011 Polar Music Prize

It was announced today that Kronos has received two internationally prestigious awards: the Avery Fisher Prize (USA), awarded for outstanding achievement and excellence in classical music, and the Polar Music Prize (Sweden), an international music prize which is awarded to individuals, groups or institutions in recognition of exceptional achievements. No other musician or ensemble has ever won both prizes, let alone in a single year.

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March 18, 2011

David Harrington on Steve Reich’s WTC 9/11

Steve Reich’s new work for Kronos - WTC 9/11 - premieres at Duke Performances on March 19, 2011, followed by performances in New York, London, Irvine, College Park, Glasgow and more. Hear David Harrington’s thoughts on the new work and Kronos’ past collaborations with Steve Reich.

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March 02, 2011

UNIKO: Stream the full album!

Kronos’ new album UNIKO is out now! The album, a collaboration between Kronos and Finnish accordion/sampler duo Kimmo Pohjonen and Samuli Kosminen, is available from Ondine Records. Download a free track, stream the full album for a limited time, and purchase the album here.

UNIKO features Pohjonen’s electrified and MIDI-fied accordion and Kosminen’s electronic percussion devices which reproduce their samples along with his samples of Kronos’ instruments. These samples, together with live strings and electric accordion plus effects and manipulations create a new, multi-dimensional sound world. (Watch clips of UNIKO on YouTube.)

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February 23, 2011

In the studio, 2/23/11

Look who we’re recording with today…

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January 26, 2011

London Tour Dates Announced

We’ve just announced more London tour dates! In addition to taking part in Reverberations: The Influence of Steve Reich this May, we’ve got a three-concert Barbican residency - Awakenings - scheduled for January 2012.

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Concert Schedule

Sep16Krakow, PolandŁaźnia Nowa Theatre
Sep17Krakow, PolandŁaźnia Nowa Theatre
Sep18Krakow, PolandŁaźnia Nowa Theatre
Sep20Brooklyn, New YorkBAM Howard Gilman Opera House
Sep23Brooklyn, New YorkBAM Harvey Theater
Sep24Brooklyn, New YorkBAM Harvey Theater

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

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