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October 11, 2016

THE SEA RANCH SONGS debuts at #10

Named Album of the Week by Q2 Music, WQXR’s multi-platform home for dynamic and inspiring contemporary classical music, The Sea Ranch Songs has debuted on the Billboard Classical Albums Chart at #10.

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October 07, 2016

AVAILABLE NOW! Five new string quartets from Kronos’ Fifty for the Future

As of today, you can now learn to play new string quartets written by Ken Benshoof, Nicole Lizée, Kala Ramnath, Tanya Tagaq, and Merlijn Twaalfhoven! Scores and parts, recordings, and additional learning materials are now available on our website, free of charge.

Commissioned for Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire, these join previously released works by Franghiz Ali-Zadeh, Fodé Lassana Diabaté, Garth Knox, Aleksandra Vrebalov, and Wu Man. When completed in 2020, this collection will feature 50 new works composed by an eclectic, international group of 25 female and 25 male composers. Kronos’ Fifty for the Future is devoted to the most contemporary approaches to the string quartet and designed expressly for the training of students and emerging professionals.

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October 06, 2016

KRONOS FESTIVAL 2017 tickets on sale now

We are thrilled to announce the lineup, set lists, and artist-in-residence of our third annual hometown music festival KRONOS FESTIVAL 2017: Here and Now, which takes place February 2–4 at the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco. With six concerts over three days, our self-produced KRONOS FESTIVAL 2017 showcases the latest innovations of the Bay Area’s contemporary music community. Tickets are now on sale via (scroll down to February) or by calling 866-920-5299.

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September 30, 2016


Composer Aleksandra Vrebalov’s meditative, majestic, and inspirational The Sea Ranch Songs is available now as a CD/DVD set, as well as for digital download and streaming. Explore the spirit, nature, and architecture of The Sea Ranch – a grand experiment in environmental stewardship, land development, and intentional community planning on the Northern California coast – through this sumptuous multimedia work that includes a dreamlike cinematic exploration by videographer Andrew Lyndon.

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September 23, 2016

PIECES OF AFRICA gets first vinyl release

Over 20 years ago, we released the first string quartet album ever dedicated entirely to African composers – Pieces of Africa – on Nonesuch Records. Today, the acclaimed, chart-topping hit record was re-released as an actual record for the very first time. In addition to CD and digital download, Pieces of Africa is now available on two 140-gram LPs. Buy the album >

Concert Schedule

Dec4Santa Barbara, CaliforniaCampbell Hall, UC Santa Barbara
Dec7Los Angeles, CaliforniaThe Theatre at Ace Hotel
Dec17San Francisco, CaliforniaDavies Symphony Hall
Jan25Berkeley, CaliforniaZellerbach Hall
Feb8New York, New YorkZankel Hall
Feb9Hartford, ConnecticutMaxwell M. & Ruth R. Belding Theater

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


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