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

Oct 31, 2020
The Tune in Festival: Kronos Quartet, Vijay Gupta, and the Los Angeles Poverty Department

FREE ONLINE EVENT
8:30 PM PDT

PRESENTER: CAP UCLA

Nov 2, 2020
Kronos Quartet: Testimony

FREE ONLINE EVENT
Streaming on-demand October 29–November 2

PRESENTER: Stanford Live

Oct 31
The Tune in Festival: Kronos Quartet, Vijay Gupta, and the Los Angeles Poverty Department

FREE ONLINE EVENT
8:30 PM PDT

PRESENTER: CAP UCLA

Kronos Quartet, Vijay Gupta, and the Los Angeles Poverty Department craft an interactive experience through personal testimony and music.

Streaming now through November 2

TESTIMONY

Stanford Live presents TESTIMONY: a limited release film featuring Kronos, Meklit, and young Bay Area poets. Available free on-demand from now through November 2.

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black and white photo of Kronos Quartet with singer Meklit
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Long Time Passing

“While [Pete] Seeger often found and adapted old songs for new situations, he also penned a fair number of new folk songs for use during the folk revival of the mid-20th century. Among them, “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?” was a lament on cycles of violence that take many to war and then to the grave… To pay tribute to Seeger, the Kronos Quartet enlisted the voices of Sam Amidon, Aoife O’Donovan, and others to tell the tale in a sort of relay, with a new voice for every verse. The result feels like the song is posing a question that a community ponders, rather than being the rumination of a single singer. Indeed, in these challenging and often troubling times, many of us find ourselves wondering ‘when we will ever learn.'”

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Kim Ruehl, Folk Alley

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.

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