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Date: June 01, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM

City: KRONOS FESTIVAL 2019: Family Concert

Venue: SFJAZZ Center, San Francisco

Presenter: KRONOS PRESENTS

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Program


KRONOS FESTIVAL 2019


Family Concert

“Around the World with Kronos”
Kronos Quartet with Valérie Sainte-Agathe and guests Hawa Kassé Mady Diabaté, Lee Knight, and singers from the San Francisco Girls Chorus’ Bayview Chorus Program, as well as a special pre-show performance by SFGC’s Chorus School

EGYPT
Islam Chipsy (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Zaghlala *

INDIA
Vishnu Digambar Paluskar / Raghupati Raghava Raja Ram (inspired by Pete Seeger) +

SOUTH AFRICA
Solomon Linda (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Wimoweh (inspired by The Weavers) +
        with Lee Knight

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
Konono Nº1 (arr. Jherek Bischoff) / Kule Kule +

SESAME STREET
Pete Seeger (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Garbage +
        with Lee Knight

CHINA
Wu Man (realized by Danny Clay) / Two Chinese Paintings: II. Traditional / Silk and Bamboo (inspired by Huanlege) +

YEMEN
Fatimah Al-Zaelaeyah (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Ya Mun Dakhal Bahr Al-Hawa +

SOMALIA
Dur-Dur Band (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Dooyo +

MALI
Hawa Kassé Mady Diabaté (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Tegere Tulon excerpt *
        with Hawa Kassé Mady Diabaté, voice

Andrea Abernethy Lunsford is proud to help sponsor this performance.



About

Kronos is excited to perform a family concert as part of Kronos Festival 2019. The hour-long program features a mix of eclectic and energetic music from across the globe, as well as guest appearances by Malian singer Hawa Kassé Mady Diabaté, Appalachian folk singer and storyteller Lee Knight, and San Francisco Girls Chorus artistic director and conductor Valérie Sainte-Agathe. Great for ages 3 and up.

Come early to hear singers from the San Francisco Girls Chorus School fill the SFJAZZ Center lobby with beautiful music.

General admission / Robert N. Miner Auditorium
Tickets: $10 youth (18 and under) / $15 adults // Buy tickets >


PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE
* Written for Kronos and composed for Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire
** Written for Kronos / + Arranged for Kronos

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