- June 15, 2016
The Esterhazy Foundation has invited Kronos Quartet to develop a summer residency for string quartets from August 22 to 24, 2016, at the Schloss Esterházy – the birthplace of the string quartet – in Eisenstadt, Austria. Quartets are invited to apply to participate in this unique learning experience at the castle where Joseph Haydn lived and worked for over 30 years by the deadline JUNE 28.
- June 06, 2016
On Saturday, June 4, NPR’s Weekend Edition aired a story on Kronos’ Fifty for the Future, featuring interviews with our artistic director David Harrington, composers Garth Knox and Wu Man, and Friction Quartet’s Taija Warbelow, a violist we coached at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute. Click here to listen to “Kronos Quartet Wants To Give You Free Music — And Teach You How To Play It”
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