Concert Schedule

Kronos Quartet will be touring all year! View all venues and dates.

Aug30Banff, Alberta, CanadaEric Harvie Theatre, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
Sep7Washington, D.C.Skylight Pavilion, The REACH at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Sep11Las Vegas, NevadaArtemus W. Ham Concert Hall, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Sep14Atlanta, GeorgiaEmerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emory University
Sep15Athens, GeorgiaHugh Hodgson Concert Hall, University of Georgia
Sep17Asheville, North CarolinaDiana Wortham Theatre
Oct4San Francisco, CaliforniaGolden Gate Park
Oct12Melbourne, AustraliaToorak Uniting Church
Oct13Melbourne, AustraliaMelbourne Recital Centre
Oct14Melbourne, AustraliaMelbourne Recital Centre
Nov6Port Townsend, WashingtonJoseph F. Wheeler Theater

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In memorium: Ben Johnston (1926-2019)July 23, 2019

American composer Ben Johnston died this Sunday at the age of 93. He was a longtime friend and collaborator of Kronos. Artistic director, founder and violinist David Harrington writes:

“Ben Johnston wrote his String Quartet No. 4 (‘Amazing Grace’) in 1973 for the Fine Arts Quartet from Chicago. When John Sherba joined Kronos in 1978, he brought with him memories of hearing the world premiere of that stunning work as a student at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Kronos began playing this fabulous set of ‘Amazing Grace’ variations in 1979, and soon we became friends with Ben Johnston.

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Celebrating the moon landing 50th with a Sun Rings music videoJuly 19, 2019

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Kronos has a new music video to share with you! Featuring “Beebopterismo,” the initial track off Kronos’ upcoming Nonesuch Records release Sun Rings, the video was edited by Robert Edridge-Waks and combines video footage from Willie Williams’ visual design for Kronos’ live multimedia production of the work.

Get the track now when you pre-order the album >

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