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June 14, 2017

Kronos receives NEA support to distribute free string quartets

Kronos Performing Arts Association and Kronos Quartet are honored to announce that we have received an Art Works’ Media Arts grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support our ongoing efforts to provide open access to contemporary string quartet scores and parts, recordings, and other instructional and study materials, online and free of charge through Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire.

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June 09, 2017

Kronos’ “Folk Songs” out now!

Nonesuch Records has released Folk Songs today. Our new album features labelmates Sam Amidon, Olivia Chaney, Rhiannon Giddens, and Natalie Merchant singing traditional folk songs with arrangements by Jacob Garchik, Nico Muhly, Donnacha Dennehy, Gabe Witcher (of the Punch Brothers), and the singers themselves. The studio full-length also includes an instrumental arrangement of “Last Kind Words” by Geeshie Wiley. Folk Songs is available for purchase as an LP or CD through the Nonesuch Store, Amazon, or your favorite independent record store; for digital download via Nonesuch, iTunes, and Google Music; and for streaming on Spotify and Apple Music. Learn more >

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June 08, 2017

Kronos on National Geographic’s “Year Million”

Last night, Kronos appeared on National Geographic Channel’s Year Million, a six-part documentary-drama series that explores what it will be like to be human one million years into the future. The fourth episode “Mind Meld” included excerpts of our performance from visual artist Trevor Paglen’s “Sight Machine.” Watch it now >

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June 02, 2017

Kronos covers Adele (and Dan)

We are very excited to announce that songwriter Dan Wilson has a new solo release called Re-Covered, and that we got to record the achingly beautiful “Someone Like You” with him for the album. Listen below:

 

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June 01, 2017

Help make the first ever documentary about Kronos possible

Kronos is ecstatic to announce that we have teamed up with innovative filmmaker Sam Green to create A Thousand Thoughts: a Live Documentary by Sam Green and Kronos Quartet, the first ever documentary about Kronos. Please consider helping make this project a reality by contributing to Green’s Kickstarter campaign today!

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Concert Schedule

Aug31SingaporeDrama Centre Theatre
Sep1SingaporeDrama Centre Theatre
Sep2SingaporeDrama Centre Theatre
Sep27Brooklyn, New YorkBAM Harvey Theatre
Sep28Brooklyn, New YorkBAM Harvey Theatre
Sep29Brooklyn, New YorkBAM Harvey Theatre

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

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