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February 01, 2017

“Finding the beauty inside the appalling”

“Originally assembled to perform George Crumb’s caustic antiwar opus “Black Angels” in 1973, Kronos Quartet has spent some four decades on the cutting edge of new music, forging a vast international network of collaborators. But the San Francisco string quartet’s global vision has rarely seemed as timely and urgent as the Kronos Festival 2017: Here and Now.”

Read the complete San Francisco Chronicle feature >

Kronos Festival 2017: Here and Now takes place this week at the SFJAZZ Center on Thursday–Saturday, February 2–4, 2017. With six concerts over three days, Kronos’ third annual hometown music festival will showcase the exhilarating diversity of the Bay Area’s contemporary music community, the huge energetic promise of local students, and Kronos’ newest musical collaborations and sonic explorations. Learn more >.


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