NEW RELEASE: “Long Time Passing” Out Today

New album out now: Long Time Passing

“Long Time Passing,” Kronos Quartet’s latest album celebrating the life and legacy of Pete Seeger, is out today!

“Requiem for a Dream” returns to vinyl for 20th anniversary

Clint Mansell’s haunting score to director Darren Aronofsky’s 2000 film “Requiem for a Dream,” performed by Kronos Quartet, returns to vinyl for the film’s 20th anniversary year, on December 4.

“KNOCK – Part I” Featuring Maria Kochetkova

Director Marcel Zyskind, dancer Maria Kochetkova, and choreographer Sebastian Kloborg have teamed up to create a stunning new video piece featuring Joan Jeanrenaud’s “Knock.” Watch the new work here.

New Single: Meklit Joins Kronos for “The President Sang Amazing Grace”

“The President Sang Amazing Grace,” the third single off Kronos’ forthcoming album Long Time Passing, is out today.

World Premiere and Release: “Marejada” by Angélica Negrón

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Watch Kronos premiere “Marejada,” Angélica Negrón’s new work for Kronos’ 50 for the Future.

New Single Out Today: “Which Side Are You On?”

Announcing Single Release: Which Side Are You On?

Listen to Kronos and Lee Knight’s reimagining of the labor union classic “Which Side Are You On?,” the second single to be released from Kronos’ forthcoming album, Long Time Passing: Kronos and Friends Celebrate Pete Seeger.

Sam Amidon, Aoife O’Donovan and more join Kronos to pay tribute to Pete Seeger on new album

New album out now: Long Time Passing

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings to release “Long Time Passing” on October 9. First single “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?” now streaming. 2xLP, CD, and digital download available to preorder.

“A technical first:” Kronos performs first live concert in four months from separate locations in San Francisco

Screen shot of Kronos' networked performance for the Pohoda in the Air online festival

After three months of experimentation, Kronos’ partnership with the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics at Stanford University leads to first live streamed networked performance.

A new layer of joy: 44 artists join Kronos to perform “Salam Aleykom”

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Kronos and friends, including Wu Man, Mahsa and Marjan Vahdat, The Living Earth Show, and the San Francisco Girls Chorus, perform an expanded version of Sahba Aminikia’s “Salam Aleykom” from home.

‘It seems as relevant today as it did then:’ Black Angels at 30

Kronos’ “mythic” Nonesuch Records release turns 30 today. Learn more about the album and the titular work in a new documentary short.

Happy Birthday Terry!

Kronos celebrating Terry Riley's birthday five years ago and 35 years ago

Members of the Kronos Quartet wish composer Terry Riley a very happy 85th birthday by sharing some of their favorite moments in his music.

“The symphony of social justice:” Dr. Clarence B. Jones reads Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from the Birmingham Jail”

Film still from Peace Be Till video

Watch the music video for an excerpt of “Peace Be Till,” a work written in 2018 by Oakland-based composer Zachary Watkins for Kronos.