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December 30, 2014

Happy New Year from Kronos

As 2014 draws to a close, we’d like to ask you to keep Kronos Quartet / Kronos Performing Arts Association in mind when making year-end tax-deductible charitable gifts.

In addition to being a world renowned quartet, Kronos is also a nonprofit organization with a dedicated community of supporters. The Kronos Performing Arts Association commissions new music from composers of all ages and cultures, coaches young musicians from elementary through college levels and beyond, and reaches global audiences with our concerts and projects.

Please help us continue this important work — which reaches people of all ages worldwide — by making a donation before January 1st.

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December 11, 2014

David Harrington Remembers Mark Sokol

Mark Sokol, violinist and co-founder of the Concord Quartet and long time chair and member of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music’s chamber music program, died two weeks ago. David Harrington remembers his friend and colleague from their early days playing music together in Seattle, Washington.

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December 05, 2014

A Message from Composer Mary Kouyoumdjian

It’s a very special thing to have the support of your community – to know there are people out there who believe in what you do and proudly stand behind your vision and work. It’s also an extraordinary thing to have that same support from amazing new music rock star heroes whose recordings you’ve grown up with and whose music has been a daily inspiration since you first held one of their albums. I feel incredibly fortunate to have such heroes the Kronos Quartet­ put their faith behind me and my creative journey.

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December 02, 2014

NEA Art Works Grant

The National Endowment for the Arts announced today that the Kronos Quartet / Kronos Performing Arts Organization is one of 919 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. Kronos will receive support for the commission and premiere of a new work exploring the My Lai Massacre in Vietnam in 1968. The piece, by composer Jonathan Berger and librettist Harriet Chessman, will feature Kronos, Rinde Eckert and Van Anh Vanessa Vo, and will premiere in Fall 2015. Everyone at Kronos is grateful for this support!

November 14, 2014

South America, here we come!

We are pleased to announce that we’ll be performing in Brazil & Ecuador in December!

We will return to Brazil for the first time in nearly 20 years for 4 performances in São Paulo (Dec 2-6). Kronos will be in residence at SESC Festival de Música de Câmara, where we’ll participate in master classes and other activities, as well as perform. Our concerts will feature works by Terry Riley, Mary Kouyoumdjian, Astor Piazzolla, Clint Mansell, and others.

Kronos will visit Quito, for the first time, for two performances featuring music of Philip Glass, Sahba Aminikia, Geeshie Wiley, and Michael Gordon (Dec 9-10).

Learn more & purchase tickets here.

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Concert Schedule

Jul3Roskilde, DenmarkAvalon Stage, Roskilde Festival
Jul6Stuttgart, GermanyTheaterhaus Stuttgart
Jul7Stuttgart, GermanyTheaterhaus Stuttgart
Jul11Montreux, SwitzerlandMontreux Jazz Club
Jul14Gümüslük, TurkeyAntik Taş Ocağı, Gümüslük
Jul17Bielefeld, GermanyDr. Oetker Welt - Betriebskantine

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

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