Concert Info

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Date: February 26, 2016

Time: 7:30 PM

City: Vancouver, Canada

Venue: Orpheum Theatre

Presenter: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra


Garth Knox / Selection from Satellites  
Composed for Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire
N. Rajam (arr. Reena Esmail) / Dadra in Raga Bhairavi +  Canadian premiere
Franghiz Ali-Zadeh / Regs (Dance) *
Composed for Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire
Michael Gordon / Clouded Yellow *
Nicole Lizée / The Golden Age of the Radiophonic Workshop [Fibre-Optic Flowers] *
Canadian premiere
Pete Townshend (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Baba O’Riley +  Canadian premiere


Komitas (arr. Mary Kouyoumdjian) / Groung +  Canadian premiere
Laurie Anderson (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Flow
Mary Kouyoumdjian / Bombs of Beirut *  Canadian premiere
    i. Before the War –
    ii. The War –
    iii. After the War

Please Note: Tonight’s performance of Bombs of Beirut includes actual recordings of the sounds of warfare, including incoming missiles and the detonation of bombs, all at high decibel levels. These are loud sounds that continue for approximately four minutes. Audience members may wish to avoid this piece if there is any history of PTSD, anxiety disorders, or other psychological or medical conditions that would likely be exacerbated by exposure to such sounds.

Updated:  11/23/2015

* Written for Kronos
+ Arranged for Kronos

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