Friday, March 28, 2014|0 comments
Steve Reich is Artist-in-Residence at Knoxville's Big Ears Festival, where Jonny Greenwood performs as well ... Darren Aronofsky’s film Noah opens in theaters and IMAX ... Carolina Chocolate Drops are in the Northeast ... Shawn Colvin, Steve Earle round out first leg of tour ... Jeremy Denk, Richard Goode perform Janáček’s on opposite coasts ... Iron and Wine is in Alaska ... Kronos Quartet celebrates its 40th at Carnegie Hall ... Pat Metheny Unity Group tour culminates in NYC ... Punch Brothers close out tour in Northeast ... Rokia Traoré performs in France ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourThursday, March 27, 2014|0 commentsKronos Quartet Featured on NPR's "Morning Edition" in Advance of 40th Anniversary Concert at Carnegie Hall
Kronos Quartet, now celebrating its 40th anniversary, was the subject of a feature profile on NPR's Morning Edition today titled "Kronos Quartet: Still Daring After All These Years." Kronos will perform in Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium this Friday, March 28, featuring collaborations with many close colleagues and longtime artistic partners. On the program is the world premiere of Terry Riley’s The Serquent Risadome, as well as works by Philip Glass, Laurie Anderson, Clint Mansell, and more. Special guests include Bryce Dessner, Wu Man, Jherek Bischoff, four young string quartets from Face The Music, and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus. Q2 rebroadcasts its recent 24-hour marathon stream of Kronos music on Saturday.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist NewsOn TourSunday, March 23, 2014|2 commentsKronos Quartet, Subject of NY Times Feature, to Celebrate 40th at Carnegie Hall; Q2 to Launch 24-Hour Kronos Marathon Stream
Kronos Quartet is the subject of a feature in the Sunday New York Times looking back in the group's 40th anniversary season and ahead as it continues to innovate and inspire. Kronos performs a program in Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium this Friday featuring collaborations with many of its close colleagues and longtime artistic partners. Q2 Music launches KRONOS AT 40, a 24-hour, Kronos marathon stream on Monday. Nonesuch releases Kronos Quartet's A Thousand Thoughts and the five-disc Kronos Explorer Series box set April 8, and the soundtrack to the new film Noah, on which Kronos performs, Tuesday.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News Web/TechnologyOn TourFriday, March 21, 2014|0 comments
Punch Brothers play Southern festival sets at Savannah Music Festival and Suwannee Springfest ... Timo Andres makes Twin Cities debut with Work Songs ... Shawn Colvin, Steve Earle share the stage in Indianapolis and Atlanta ... Emmylou Harris plays benefit in Montana ... Kronos Quartet is in residence at Duke University ... Natalie Merchant joins New Jersey Symphony Chamber Orchestra ... Pat Metheny Unity Group tours mid-Altantic ... Joshua Redman Quartet closes out European tour ... Sara Watkins takes Watkins Family Hour to Santa Barbara ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourFriday, March 21, 2014|0 comments
Devendra Banhart and Rokia Traoré kick off Explorations: The Sound of Nonesuch Records, the Barbican's month-long celebration of Nonesuch Records' 50th anniversary, sharing an "unplugged" evening featuring recent and past material, at the Barbican Hall in London on Friday, May 2, 2014. Tickets are on sale now. Explorations: The Sound of Nonesuch Records includes a marathon weekend of concerts, May 17-18, and additional satellite events throughout the month of May.