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!

Kronos releases five more free 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 Alexandra du Bois, Tod Machover, Missy Mazzoli, Misato Mochizuki, and Charlton Singleton.

“A kaleidoscopic journey” to make you fall (even more) in love with string quartets

Our recording of the opening of Terry Riley’s “Salome Dances for Peace”—a “kaleidoscopic journey”— is included in The New York Times list “5 Minutes That Will Make You Love String Quartets.”

New Video: “Nasrin’s Dream”

Out today is new piece by Sahba Aminikia—performed by Kronos with visuals by Pinar Demiral—honoring Nasrin Sotoudeh, an Iranian human rights lawyer who was wrongfully sentenced to 38 years of prison and 148 lashes for defending women’s right to choose their own attire.

Sun Rings​: “essential listening” for pandemic times

“No composer alive has more gratifyingly or influentially proposed how to listen than Terry Riley. No ensemble in history has changed how we might listen to music as has Kronos.” Read more about Mark Swed’s (LA Times) “How to Listen” series.

New Video: “Music of the Birds”

Music of the Birds

Kronos and friends release “Music of the Birds” today to celebrate National Bird Day.

Oakland School for the Arts performs “Marejada”

OSA Performs Marejada

Oakland School for the Arts’ chamber orchestra performs a large-ensemble version of Angélica Negrón’s Marejada.

New Video: Mary Kouyoumdjian’s Silent Cranes

Kouyoumdjian Silent Cranes

“Our grandparents are singing. Let’s finish their songs.”

“Long Time Passing” ​named one of KQED’s Top 10

KQED Top 10

Kronos’ latest album, “Long Time Passing: Kronos & Friends Celebrate Pete Seeger,” was named one of KQED’s Top 10 Best Bay Area Albums of 2020.

Catch Kronos in the new Zappa documentary

Zappa Documentary

Kronos is thrilled to be featured in “Zappa,” a new film by Alex Winter that explores the legacy of the legendary Frank Zappa, now available to buy or rent on all platforms.

Live with Carnegie Hall: Kronos and Friends Celebrate Pete Seeger

Lee Knight, Brian Carpenter, Aoife O'Donovan, Mary Alice Amidon, Sam Amidon, and Peter Amidon perform with Kronos during the premiere of Pete Seeger @ 100 at the FreshGrass Music Festival in North Adams, Massachusetts, on September 20, 2019 / credit Hilary Saunders for No Depression

Kronos’ Live with Carnegie Hall show celebrating Pete Seeger is still available to stream on demand, free of charge!

World Premiere: MOMENT 2020 with Soo Yeon Lyuh

Kronos Quartet and Soo Yeon Lyuh

The Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles presents a new digital program with Kronos and haegeum player Soo Yeon Lyuh, featuring the world premiere of their latest collaboration, MOMENT 2020.