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October 15, 2018

Save 50% off Kronos’ entire Nonesuch catalogue

Nonesuch Records, Kronos’ long-time label, is having a 24-hour flash sale. Until 10:00 a.m. PDT tomorrow (Tuesday, October 16), all vinyl, CDs, MP3s, FLAC and more, including 48 of Kronos’ albums, are 50% OFF at store.nonesuch.com for only 24 hours! Enter promo code AUTUMN at checkout.


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October 08, 2018

Kronos’ and LINES’ collaboration, “an embarrassment of riches”

The reviews are in for “Common Ground,” Kronos’ debut collaboration with Alonzo King LINES Ballet –

“It’s pure pleasure to watch these dancers move and hear these musicians play; both at once approaches an embarrassment of riches.” – San Francisco Chronicle

“An extraordinary piece that will forever change the way you perceive and experience ballet and classical music while adding a local flair.” – Red Curtain Addict

Only five more performances at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, Thursday, October 11 – Sunday, October 14. Limited tickets available. Don’t wait! Learn more/buy tickets >

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September 21, 2018

New “Clouded Yellow” remixes out now

We are thrilled to announce that Cantaloupe Music released two remixes of music from our most recent album Michael Gordon: Clouded Yellow today.

Clouded Yellow (David Harrington Remix) was produced in collaboration with Sunset Youth Services, a San Francisco-based nonprofit founded in 2003 to foster long-term stability and growth for in-risk youth and families through caring relationships and supportive services. This remix was created by Joel Tarman, Mali Q, Angelo Bishop and Kronos’ artistic director, founder and violinist David Harrington at UpStar Records, Sunset Youth Services’ youth-run record label and recording studio.

Clouded Yellow (Bill Frisell Remix) is arranged and engineered by Cantaloupe’s Adam Cuthbert and features additional guitar accompaniment by Bill Frisell.

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September 21, 2018

Kronos featured in new Vietnam documentary

We are excited to announce the first screenings of The Whistleblower of My Lai, a film by Emmy-winning director Connie Field that features footage from My Lai: A monodrama for tenor, string quartet, and Vietnamese instruments and interviews with the creative team. Composed by Jonathan Berger, with a libretto by Harriet Scott Chessman, and directed and designed by Mark DeChiazza and Rinde Eckert, the My Lai chamber opera is an intimate character study of the My Lai massacre whistleblower Hugh Thompson. Kronos Quartet, Eckert and Vân Ánh Võ have previously performed My Lai at Stanford Live (concert version), Harris Theater for Music and Dance (premiere), Singapore International Festival of Arts, BAM, Cal Performances, CAP UCLA, Hancher and Holland Festival. Click “Read more” for screening information and ticket links.

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September 17, 2018

404 Error

Recent visitors to kronosquartet.org may have noticed that our website looked a bit different last week. We launched a temporary site after our nearly decade-old online home crashed. We have recovered most of the site, but are still working on restoring some lost data. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding. If something is missing that you are looking for, please contact us.

We are currently in the early stages of developing a new website. If you would like to support this effort, please consider donating to Kronos.

Concert Schedule

Oct25Washington, D.C.Kogod Courtyard, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Oct30Braga, PortugalTheatro Circo
Nov2Oslo, NorwayCosmopolite Scene
Nov11Houston, TexasAsia Society Texas Center
Dec4Santa Barbara, CaliforniaCampbell Hall, UC Santa Barbara
Dec7Los Angeles, CaliforniaThe Theatre at Ace Hotel

Kronos tours often! View all of our venues and dates.

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