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August 18, 2016

Program change for 9/11 Steve Reich birthday celebration in SF

Kronos Quartet will now perform Steve Reich’s Different Trains at the “Steve Reich: An American Maverick” concert at the Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco on Sept. 11.

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August 15, 2016

Concerts in Austin, L.A., Berkeley and Purchase now on sale

Tickets went on sale last week for a number of our upcoming 2016/17 concerts, including Texas Performing Arts at UT Austin on ‎9/20 and ‎9/23, Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA on ‎10/7, Cal Performances at UC Berkeley on ‎12/3, and The Performing Arts Center at SUNY Purchase on 2/12.

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August 08, 2016

We know what we’re wearing for Halloween this year!

Philip Glass’s official soundtrack for Dracula is coming to vinyl for the very first time this Halloween.

Orange Mountain Music, which is dedicated to distributing Glass’s music, will release the double LP (180 gram black vinyl housed in gatefold jacket) on October 28. Preorders are available now on Amazon and other online retailers (or try your favorite local brick-and-mortar record store). The pressing is limited to 2,000 copies.

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July 18, 2016

Steve Reich’s San Francisco birthday celebration on sale today

Tickets went on sale today for “Steve Reich: An American Maverick,” an all-star 80th birthday celebration for composer Steve Reich. Taking place on Sunday, September 11, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. in San Francisco’s Davies Symphony Hall, the concert will include us playing Reich’s stirring “WTC 9/11.” Hosted by Michael Tilson Thomas and featuring Eighth Blackbird, guitarist Derek Johnson, members of the San Francisco Symphony, and students of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, the evening will also include performances of Reich’s Six Marimbas, Electric Counterpoint, and Double Sextet. Buy tickets now >.

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July 15, 2016

Kronos remembers Pelle

This week we pay tribute to Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen. The Danish composer passed late last month. From the first moment encountering his music and his refreshing personality, we have all felt energized, encouraged, and refueled by his sonic explorations and the generous force of his imagination. The world has lost a rare person, one who embodied the sacred fire of creativity. We miss Pelle immensely. Click below to read the full statement from artistic director David Harrington and the quartet.

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Concert Schedule

Aug25Eisenstadt, AustriaHaydn Hall, Esterházy Palace
Aug27Gdansk, PolandEuropean Solidarity Centre
Sep10Greencastle, IndianaGreen Center, Kresge Auditorium
Sep11San Francisco, CaliforniaDavies Symphony Hall
Sep15San Francisco, CaliforniaKanbar Forum, Exploratorium
Sep20Austin, TexasMcCullough Theatre

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

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