Adelaide, Australia

March 13, 2023
AT 05:00 PM

VENUE: Adelaide Festival Theatre
PRESENTER: Adelaide Festival

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KRONOS Five Decades Tour

PROGRAM TO INCLUDE:
George Crumb: Black Angels
Aleksandra Vrebalov: ilektrikés rímes (Australian premiere)*
Jon Rose & Hollis Taylor: Beak* (world premiere)
Krzysztof Penderecki: Quartetto per archi
special guest Mahsa Vahdat, vocals

 

Kronos Quartet makes its fifth appearance at the Adelaide Festival with this program at Festival Theatre, in addition to playing at WOMADelaide.

Alongside signature works from the quartet’s wide-ranging repertoire, including George Crumb’s seminal Black Angels and Krzysztof Penderecki’s astonishing Quartetto per archiKRONOS Five Decades features the world premiere of a new work from Australian artists Jon Rose and Hollis Taylor – a musical interpretation of bird calls from the outback. The ensemble will also perform pieces from its landmark legacy project 50 for the Future, a free-access library of string quartet music from around the world.

In keeping with their ever-adventurous musical collaborations from around the globe, acclaimed Iranian vocalist Mahsa Vahdat will join Kronos to perform a set of her own songs based on classical Persian poems by Rumi and Hafez.

With a program of extraordinary breadth and creativity, KRONOS Five Decades showcases the very best of this legendary ensemble. Join us in celebrating 50 years of Kronos Quartet.


Kronos is presented by arrangement with Arts Project Australia

Program subject to change.

*written for Kronos

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