http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/kronos-quartet-marks-kronos-under-30-projects-fifth-edition-four-nights-san-francisco-zspace-2014-02-06February 06, 2014|0 commentsKronos Quartet Marks Kronos: Under 30 Project's Fifth Edition with Four Nights at San Francisco's Z Space
Kronos Quartet kicks off Kronos: Under 30 / #5 World Premiere, four concerts at Z Space in San Francisco tonight through Sunday, featuring the world premiere of Bombs of Beirut, a new work written for the Quartet by Mary Kouyoumdjian. The young composer was selected from among nearly 400 applicants for this year’s Kronos: Under 30 Project, a commissioning and residency program founded a decade ago to support the creation of new music and develop lasting artistic relationships with the next creative generation.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newskronos quartethttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/carnegie-hall-2014-15-season-jeremy-denk-richard-goode-gidon-kremer-kronos-quartet-2014-01-29January 29, 2014|0 commentsCarnegie Hall 2014–15 Season to Include Jeremy Denk, Richard Goode, Gidon Kremer, Kronos Quartet, Audra McDonald
Carnegie Hall has announced its 2014–15 concert season, and featured among the performers taking the esteemed hall's stages are a number of artists familiar to readers of the Nonesuch Journal, including Jeremy Denk, Richard Goode, Gidon Kremer, Kronos Quartet, and Audra McDonald, as well as an all–Steve Reich program and the New York premiere of a work by Jonny Greenwood.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newskronos quartethttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/barbican-present-explorations-the-sound-of-nonesuch-records-marathon-weekend-may-17-18-2014January 23, 2014|0 commentsBarbican to Present "Explorations: The Sound of Nonesuch Records" Marathon Weekend, May 17 & 18, 2014
The Barbican's 2014 marathon weekend, May 17 and 18, will celebrate Nonesuch Records in the label's 50th anniversary year. Entitled Explorations: The Sound of Nonesuch Records, this curated weekend of events includes five concerts taking place in LSO St Luke's, Guildhall School's new Milton Court Concert Hall, and the Barbican Hall, with performances from Jonny Greenwood, Kronos Quartet, Brad Mehldau, Timo Andres, Sam Amidon, Natalie Merchant, Rhiannon Giddens, Olivia Chaney, and others performing works by Greenwood, Mehldau, Andres, Steve Reich, John Adams, Philip Glass, Frederic Rzewski, Henryk Górecki, Donnacha Dennehy, and more. Satellite events will include Kronos at 40 (May 13) and Jeremy Denk (May 24) with further events to be announced.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newskronos quartethttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/kronos-quartet-performs-paul-mccartney-national-outside-lands-2013-08-12August 12, 2013|2 comments
Kronos Quartet helped close out the opening day of the Outside Lands festival in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park on Friday night with a flourish: first performing with The National (pictured here with Bob Weir, who joined for a song), then returning to the stage for the closing act, Sir Paul McCartney, for his encore, a performance of "Yesterday." Rolling Stone reports the performance "moved virtually every single person in the field, including security guards and food vendors." Watch it here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Videokronos quartethttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/lincoln-center-out-of-doors-kicks-off-kronos-at-40-kronos-quartet-festival-2013-07-24July 24, 2013|0 commentsLincoln Center Out of Doors Kicks Off with Kronos at 40, Five-Day Kronos Quartet "Festival Within a Festival"
The 2013 Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival gets under way today, and featured among the festival's 100 free performances taking place across the plazas of New York's Lincoln Center this summer are the events of Kronos at 40, curated in collaboration with Kronos Quartet to mark its 40th anniversary. This "festival within a festival" unfolds during the first five days of the larger festival and includes 28 concerts and events with daily appearances by Kronos plus performances by other artists. Check out the complete schedule of events and watch an interview with Kronos Quartet's David Harrington here.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newskronos quartethttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/kronos-quartet-exhibition-opens-new-york-public-library-lincoln-center-2013-06-27June 27, 2013|0 comments
Kronos Quartet, as part of its 40th Anniversary Season, is the subject of a special exhibition at the New York Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center titled For the Record: The World of Kronos on Nonesuch Records, which opened last night and runs through August 30. For the Record features original album artwork, composers' manuscripts and materials, historic performance photos, audio samples, tour memorabilia, and posters; the exhibition is presented in conjunction with KRONOS at 40, a five-day program starting July 24 and comprising 28 free performances on Lincoln Center’s plazas during the opening week of this year’s Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist Newskronos quartethttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/kronos-quartet-announces-40th-anniversary-season-2013-06-21June 21, 2013|0 comments
Kronos Quartet celebrates its 40th anniversary and launches a fifth decade with an array of projects and special events during its 2013–14 season. The milestone will be marked by a weeklong residency at Lincoln Center, coast-to-coast birthday concerts, a host of premieres, a Nonesuch CD boxed set, and performances around the globe. The Quartet will unveil more than a dozen commissioned works, plus two film scores and a volume of commissioned works published by Boosey & Hawkes. The anniversary season opens with a free outdoor concert this Saturday in New Haven that introduces the group's new cellist, Sunny Yang.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newskronos quartethttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/lincoln-center-out-of-doors-kronos-40-kronos-quartet-festival-2013-05-01May 01, 2013|0 commentsLincoln Center Out of Doors to Feature Kronos at 40, Kronos Quartet "Festival Within a Festival," Starting July 24
The schedule for this summer’s Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival has been announced. Featured among its 100 free performances in the plazas of NYC's Lincoln Center is Kronos at 40, curated in collaboration with Kronos Quartet to mark its 40th anniversary. This five-day "festival within a festival" launches the larger festival on July 24 and includes 28 concerts and events with daily appearances by Kronos plus performances by other artists. Kronos Quartet performs at Carnegie Hall this Friday, May 3, and will receive an honorary degree from Seattle's Cornish College of the Arts later this month.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist Newskronos quartethttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/cal-performances-2013-14-season-kronos-quartet-joshua-redman-richard-goode-jeremy-denk-2013-04-24April 24, 2013|1 commentsCal Performances 2013–14 Season to Include Kronos Quartet, Joshua Redman, Richard Goode; Jeremy Denk to Curate Ojai North!
Cal Performances at the University of California, Berkeley, has announced its 2013–14 concert season, which will feature performances from a number of Nonesuch artists: Kronos Quartet, which celebrates its 40th anniversary with two concerts at Zellerbach Hall; Joshua Redman, whose Quartet performs songs from his new album, Walking Shadows; and Richard Goode, performing music by Janáček, Schubert, and Debussy. Additionally, Cal Performances and the Ojai Music Festival present Ojai North!, of which pianist Jeremy Denk is this season's music director.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newskronos quartethttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/kronos-quartet-welcomes-new-cellist-sunny-jungin-yang-2013-03-01March 01, 2013|0 comments
The Kronos Performing Arts Association has announced that Kronos Quartet will welcome a new cellist, Sunny Jungin Yang, to the ensemble this June. Yang will succeed Jeffrey Zeigler, who has performed with the quartet for the past eight seasons and will step down from the group this May to work on solo projects and new collaborations and to begin teaching at Mannes College The New School For Music.