January 22, 2019

Reena Esmail and Susie Ibarra Named 2019 USA Fellows in Music

We are thrilled to share that two of Kronos’ friends and collaborators—composer Reena Esmail (arranger for Kala Ramnath‘s and Zakir Hussain‘s Fifty for the Future pieces) and Year 4 composer Susie Ibarra —were recently named 2019 Unites States Artists Fellow in Music! We are proud to be working with these incredible musicians who make up two of just six musicians to receive this career grant. Congratulations to Reena and Susie on this well-deserved honor!

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June 17, 2018

AVAILABLE NOW! Five new string quartets from Kronos’ Fifty for the Future

Today, we released the scores and parts, recordings and other learning materials for the next five Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire string quartets, composed by Islam Chipsy, Aftab Darvishi, Philip Glass, Onutė Narbutaitė and Yevgeniy Sharlat. This marks the halfway point of the five-year project with 25 pieces released! Download the scores and parts and explore more materials here, and listen to the five new works below:


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