Concert Schedule

Kronos Quartet will be touring all year! View all venues and dates.

Sep17Asheville, North CarolinaDiana Wortham Theatre
Oct4San Francisco, CaliforniaGolden Gate Park
Oct5Big Sur, CaliforniaThe Henry Miller Memorial Library
Oct12Melbourne, AustraliaToorak Uniting Church
Oct13Melbourne, AustraliaMelbourne Recital Centre
Oct14Melbourne, AustraliaMelbourne Recital Centre
Nov6Port Townsend, WashingtonJoseph F. Wheeler Theater
Nov9Hamilton, Ontario, CanadaConcert Hall, L.R. Wilson Hall, McMaster University
Nov10Hamilton, Ontario, CanadaConcert Hall, L.R. Wilson Hall, McMaster University
Nov13Brussels, BelgiumBozar | Centre for Fine Arts - Brussels
Nov17Reggio Emilia, ItalyTeatro Municipale Valli, I Teatri Reggio Emilia


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Sun Rings out todayAugust 30, 2019

Nonesuch Records has released Sun Rings, composed by Terry Riley for string quartet, chorus, and pre-recorded spacescapes and performed by Kronos Quartet with Volti. The ten-movement, 80-minute work is available on CD, as a digital download in MP3 and FLAC formats, and on Apple Music, Spotify and many other streaming services. Purchase/stream >

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In memorium: Ben Johnston (1926-2019)July 23, 2019

American composer Ben Johnston died this Sunday at the age of 93. He was a longtime friend and collaborator of Kronos. Artistic director, founder and violinist David Harrington writes:

“Ben Johnston wrote his String Quartet No. 4 (‘Amazing Grace’) in 1973 for the Fine Arts Quartet from Chicago. When John Sherba joined Kronos in 1978, he brought with him memories of hearing the world premiere of that stunning work as a student at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Kronos began playing this fabulous set of ‘Amazing Grace’ variations in 1979, and soon we became friends with Ben Johnston.

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