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October 21, 2016

Kronos’ Fifty for the Future featured in Strings magazine

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the magazine that covers classical and new music around the world, the December issue of Strings spotlights Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire as its cover feature. Read the article >

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October 11, 2016

THE SEA RANCH SONGS debuts at #10

Named Album of the Week by Q2 Music, WQXR’s multi-platform home for dynamic and inspiring contemporary classical music, The Sea Ranch Songs has debuted on the Billboard Classical Albums Chart at #10.

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October 07, 2016

AVAILABLE NOW! Five new string quartets from Kronos’ Fifty for the Future

As of today, you can now learn to play new string quartets written by Ken Benshoof, Nicole Lizée, Kala Ramnath, Tanya Tagaq, and Merlijn Twaalfhoven! Scores and parts, recordings, and additional learning materials are now available on our website, free of charge.

Commissioned for Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire, these join previously released works by Franghiz Ali-Zadeh, Fodé Lassana Diabaté, Garth Knox, Aleksandra Vrebalov, and Wu Man. When completed in 2020, this collection will feature 50 new works composed by an eclectic, international group of 25 female and 25 male composers. Kronos’ Fifty for the Future is devoted to the most contemporary approaches to the string quartet and designed expressly for the training of students and emerging professionals.

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October 06, 2016

KRONOS FESTIVAL 2017 tickets on sale now

We are thrilled to announce the lineup, set lists, and artist-in-residence of our third annual hometown music festival KRONOS FESTIVAL 2017: Here and Now, which takes place February 2–4 at the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco. With six concerts over three days, our self-produced KRONOS FESTIVAL 2017 showcases the latest innovations of the Bay Area’s contemporary music community. Tickets are now on sale via sfjazz.org (scroll down to February) or by calling 866-920-5299.

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September 30, 2016

Out now! THE SEA RANCH SONGS

Composer Aleksandra Vrebalov’s meditative, majestic, and inspirational The Sea Ranch Songs is available now as a CD/DVD set, as well as for digital download and streaming. Explore the spirit, nature, and architecture of The Sea Ranch – a grand experiment in environmental stewardship, land development, and intentional community planning on the Northern California coast – through this sumptuous multimedia work that includes a dreamlike cinematic exploration by videographer Andrew Lyndon.

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Concert Schedule

Jan19San Francisco, CaliforniaSFJAZZ Center
Jan20La Jolla, CaliforniaSherwood Auditorium, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
Jan21Orange, CaliforniaMusco Center for the Arts, Chapman University
Feb2KRONOS FESTIVAL 2017SFJAZZ Center, San Francisco
Feb3KRONOS FESTIVAL 2017SFJAZZ Center, San Francisco
Feb4KRONOS FESTIVAL 2017SFJAZZ Center, San Francisco

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

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