Announcing the Kronos Festival at SFJAZZ: June 22, 23 & 24, 2023

Kronos Quartet hosts its annual hometown festival, showcasing pieces from the Kronos Fifty for the Future repertoire, and featuring performances by three guest quartets—Aizuri Quartet, Attacca Quartet, and Friction Quartet—and appearances by guest musicians Rafiq Bhatia, Soo Yeon Lyuh, Victoria Shen, and more.

Kronos welcomes new cellist Paul Wiancko in 2023, succeeding Sunny Yang, who joined in 2013

After ten years with the Kronos Quartet, cellist Sunny Yang will leave the group at the end of January 2023 to pursue other projects. Cellist/composer Paul Wiancko will join the ensemble in February.

Kronos’ Fifty for the Future releases the final seven works — the collection is complete!

As part of Kronos’ 50 for the Future education initiative, free scores, parts, and more are now available for works composed by Rafiq Bhatia, Peni Candra Rini, Bryce Dessner, inti figgis-vizueta, Barry Guy, Angélique Kidjo, and Paul Wiancko. The collection is now complete!

Kronos releases three more string quartet scores

As part of Kronos’ 50 for the Future education initiative, free scores, parts, and more are now available for works composed by Sky Macklay, Aruna Narayan, and Terry Riley.

A Look Back On 2021

Highlights from 2021 and a look ahead at the upcoming season.

21C Music Festival Lineup Announced

Kronos returns to The Royal Conservatory’s 21C Music Festival for 3 nights in January 2022.

Back On Stage at Bang On A Can’s LOUD Weekend

Read about our latest live performance at Bang On A Can’s LOUD Weekend last month, and check out David’s DJ setlist from his LOUD Weekend Listening Party.

Kronos performs for Carnegie Hall’s Voices of Hope

Kronos is proud to be a part of Voices of Hope, Carnegie Hall’s first-ever online festival examining the life-affirming power of music and the arts during times of crisis.

Abolition Apostles

Kronos joins the April 9 Abolition Apostles show to benefit the ministry’s efforts to build a new hospitality house near the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola.

“Jaque” with Maria Arnal i Marcel Bagés

Listen to “Jaque,” Kronos’ new collaboration with Maria Arnal i Marcel Bagés.

Long Time Passing wins International Folk Music Awards Album of the Year

Kronos is honored to have received Folk Alliance International’s Album of the Year award for “Long Time Passing: Kronos and Friends Celebrate Pete Seeger.”

SOUNDWALK launches in L.A.’s Griffith Park

Ellen Reid SOUNDWALK—a free, GPS-enabled work of public art featuring music by Kronos—launches today in Griffith Park!