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The Kronos Quartet

January 20, 8:00 pm

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Since its founding in 1973, the San Francisco-based Kronos Quartet has become one of the most celebrated and influential ensembles in classical music. Known for its spirit of fearless exploration, dedication to experimentation, and championing of new and under-heard music, Kronos has won a Grammy, released more than 60 recordings, collaborated with many of the world’s most eclectic composers and performers, and commissioned more than 900 works and arrangements for string quartet.

Kronos is David Harrington (violin), John Sherba (violin), Hank Dutt (viola), and Sunny Yang (cello).

Islam Chipsy / Zaghlala زغللةً *
Yevgeniy Sharlat / Pencil Sketches*
Pete Townshend (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Baba O’Riley
Tanya Tagaq (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Sivunittinni*
Stacy Garrop / Glorious Mahalia
I. Hold on
II. Stave in the ground
III. Are you being treated right
IV. Sometime I feel like a motherless child
V. This world will make you think
Konono No1 (arr. Jherek Bischoff) / Kule Kule
Philip Glass / Quartet Satz*
Omar Souleyman (arr. Jacob Garchik) / La Sidounak Sayyada (I’ll Prevent the Hunters from Hunting You)
Sigur Rós (arr. Stephen Prutsman) / Flugufrelsarinn (The Fly Freer)
Laurie Anderson (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Flow
Terry Riley / Good Medicine from Salome Dances for Peace

* Works composed for Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire.

Program subject to change.

The PAC is a Legacy Partner on the Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire, a performance, education, and legacy project of unprecedented scope. Drawing on more than forty years of collaboration with prominent and emerging composers from around the world, Kronos is commissioning a library of fifty works, from 25 men and 25 women, designed to guide young amateur and early career professional musicians. Learn more at