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    Kronos Quartet Wins Edison Klassiek Awards Career Achievement Prize
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    Congratulations to Kronos Quartet, which has won the prestigious Ouevreprijs—career achievement prize—at the Edison Klassiek Awards. Kronos previously received Edisons for the albums Black Angels in 1991 and Kronos Caravan in 2001. With the Ouevreprijs, it is being honored for its achievements over the past forty-five years. "Since the first performance in 1973," says the award jury, "Kronos Quartet has recorded more than fifty albums, invariably filled with new notes for the string quartet. It is high time to crown this unique achievement with an Edison Klassiek Ouevreprijs."

    The Edison Award is the annual Dutch prize given for outstanding achievements in the music industry and is one of the oldest music awards in the world. The awards will be presented in a ceremony and concert in Amsterdam during the live broadcast of Podium Witteman on NPO 2 on Sunday, November 24. For additional details, visit edisons.nl.

    You can find details on Kronos Quartet's nearly thirty-five-year catalog of Nonesuch recordings, from Philip Glass's Mishima soundtrack in 1985 to the just-released recording of Terry Riley's Sun Rings, here.

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Kronos Quartet Wins Edison Klassiek Awards Career Achievement Prize

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Congratulations to Kronos Quartet, which has won the prestigious Ouevreprijs—career achievement prize—at the Edison Klassiek Awards. "Kronos Quartet has recorded more than fifty albums, invariably filled with new notes for the string quartet," says the jury. "It is high time to crown this unique achievement with an Edison Klassiek Ouevreprijs." The annual Dutch music prize will be presented in a ceremony and concert in Amsterdam during NPO 2's Podium Witteman on NPO 2 on November 24.

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Congratulations to Kronos Quartet, which has won the prestigious Ouevreprijs—career achievement prize—at the Edison Klassiek Awards. Kronos previously received Edisons for the albums Black Angels in 1991 and Kronos Caravan in 2001. With the Ouevreprijs, it is being honored for its achievements over the past forty-five years. "Since the first performance in 1973," says the award jury, "Kronos Quartet has recorded more than fifty albums, invariably filled with new notes for the string quartet. It is high time to crown this unique achievement with an Edison Klassiek Ouevreprijs."

The Edison Award is the annual Dutch prize given for outstanding achievements in the music industry and is one of the oldest music awards in the world. The awards will be presented in a ceremony and concert in Amsterdam during the live broadcast of Podium Witteman on NPO 2 on Sunday, November 24. For additional details, visit edisons.nl.

You can find details on Kronos Quartet's nearly thirty-five-year catalog of Nonesuch recordings, from Philip Glass's Mishima soundtrack in 1985 to the just-released recording of Terry Riley's Sun Rings, here.

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