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April 01, 2015

San Francisco International Film Festival - Beyond Zero: 1914-1918

The San Francisco International Film Festival has announced their 2015 lineup, and we’re honored that Beyond Zero: 1914-1918 was selected to be part of this year’s festival! The work for quartet with film features music by Aleksandra Vrebalov and film by Bill Morrison. Tickets go on sale this Friday at noon PT.

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March 27, 2015

Big Ears Festival Kicks Off Today

Big Ears Festival‬ kicks off in Knoxville TODAY! Kronos is Big Ears’ Artists-in-Residence, and throughout the festival weekend, Kronos will weave an array of performances, presenting classic contemporary works and a multi-faceted array of musical collaborations with other festival artists. We’re pleased to be able to perform with so many of our friends in just three days: Laurie Anderson, Terry Riley, Tanya Tagaq, Nels Cline, Rhiannon Giddens, Sam Amidon, Wu Man, and Bryce Dessner!

March 18, 2015

Songlines Music Awards Nomination

Songlines Music Awards nominations are out today, and we’re pleased to be nominated alongside Nonesuch Records label mates Robert Plant and Toumani & Sidiki Diabaté! Our album “A Thousand Thoughts,” which features music from 14 different countries including China, India, Sweden, and Vietnam, is nominated for Cross-Cultural Collaboration of the Year.

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March 17, 2015

Listen now: Derek Charke’s Tundra Songs

We’re pleased to announce Tundra Songs  - a new album featuring the music of Canadian composer Derek Charke - which is out now on Centrediscs, the label of the Canadian Music Centre. Tanya Tagaq, the Polaris Prize-winning Inuit throat singer appears on the title track. The album also includes Cercle du Nord III, which incorporates environmental sounds from northern Canada, four of Charke’s series of Inuit Throat Song Games, and storyteller Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory’s telling of the tale of Sedna. Stream the full album on Q2, or purchase Tundra Songs from iTunes and Amazon.

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March 11, 2015

KRONOS PRESENTS: Terry Riley Festival

In honor of Terry Riley’s 80th birthday, the San Francisco-based, Grammy-winning Kronos Quartet / Kronos Performing Arts Association announces KRONOS PRESENTS: Terry Riley Festival, a three-day festival, June 26 – 28 at San Francisco’s SFJAZZ Center, featuring performances of several of the composer’s most significant and rarely-performed works, with special guest performers Zakir Hussain, Wu Man, The Living Earth Show, Gyan Riley and Terry Riley himself.

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Concert Schedule

May6San Francisco, CaliforniaSundance Kabuki Cinemas
May12Brooklyn, New YorkRoulette
May13Queens, New YorkThe Church-in-the-Gardens
May15Appleton, WisconsinMemorial Chapel
Jun26San Francisco, CaliforniaSFJAZZ Center

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

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