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April 07, 2014

Glenn Kotche’s “Adventureland”

Kronos Quartet appears on Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche’s latest solo album Adventureland, out now on Cantaloupe Music. Featuring Kronos, eighth blackbird and Gamelan Galak Tika (directed by Evan Ziporyn), Adventureland is a kaleidoscopic carnival ride of strings, drums, dueling pianos, gamelan, electronics and Kotche’s vast arsenal of percussion instruments. Listen to a movement of Anomaly here.

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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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Concert Schedule

May1Berkeley, CaliforniaZellerbach Hall
May9London, EnglandBarbican Centre
May13Bristol, EnglandColston Hall
May14Saffron Walden, EnglandSaffron Hall
May15Manchester, EnglandRoyal Northern College of Music
May17Leeds, England - SOLD OUTHoward Assembly Room

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


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