One of the most celebrated and influential string quartets of our time

Sep 24, 2023
Gualala, California

VENUE: Gualala Arts Center
PRESENTER: Gualala Arts Center

Oct 10, 2023
Cincinnati, Ohio

VENUE: Memorial Hall
PRESENTER: Chamber Music Cincinnati

Oct 11, 2023
Indianapolis, Indiana

VENUE: Schrott Center for the Arts
PRESENTER: Ensemble Music Society of Indianapolis

Sep 24
Gualala, California

VENUE: Gualala Arts Center
PRESENTER: Gualala Arts Center

Kronos Quartet performs at the Gualala Arts Center in Gualala, California on September 24, 2023.
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August 26: Free Concert in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park

With presenters 836M and Illuminate, we are proud to announce a free concert kicking off the Bay Area season of KRONOS FIVE DECADES, a yearlong celebration of Kronos’ 50th year.

The concert will take place onAugust 26 at 5:30 p.m. at the Bandshell in Golden Gate Park, with a program of new works and signature pieces from Kronos’ vast repertoire, including music by Bob Dylan, Angélique Kidjo, Nicole Lizée, Clint Mansell  and Sigur Rós.

KRONOS Five Decades

Kronos marks its 50th Anniversary with KRONOS Five Decades, a year-long celebration with exciting new commissions, releases, and 50 events around the globe.

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The Kronos Performing Arts Association is proud to present a free library of 50 contemporary works designed to guide string quartets in developing and honing the skills required for the performance of 21st century repertoire.




Along with commissioning, performing, presenting, recording, publishing and archiving, Kronos achieves its not-for-profit mission through teaching, mentoring, and encouraging the next generations of artists and audiences.



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