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November 14, 2014

South America, here we come!

We are pleased to announce that we’ll be performing in Brazil & Ecuador in December!

We will return to Brazil for the first time in nearly 20 years for 4 performances in São Paulo (Dec 2-6). Kronos will be in residence at SESC Festival de Música de Câmara, where we’ll participate in master classes and other activities, as well as perform. Our concerts will feature works by Terry Riley, Mary Kouyoumdjian, Astor Piazzolla, Clint Mansell, and others.

Kronos will visit Quito, for the first time, for two performances featuring music of Philip Glass, Sahba Aminikia, Geeshie Wiley, and Michael Gordon (Dec 9-10).

Learn more & purchase tickets here.

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November 13, 2014

Big Ears Festival: 2015 Lineup

We’re thrilled to share the Big Ears Festival 2015 lineup! Kronos is Big Ears’ Artists-in-Residence, and throughout the festival, we’ll perform on our own and with other artists, including Laurie Anderson. Weekend passes are on sale now. Explore the 2015 artists and purchase tickets here.

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October 31, 2014

Songlines: 10 Best Albums of 2014

We’re pleased that our album A Thousand Thoughts was selected as one of Songlines’ 10 Best Albums of 2014! Released on Nonesuch Records as part of our 40th anniversary year, A Thousand Thoughts is a look at Kronos’ geographically wide-ranging sources, featuring music from 14 different countries, including China, India, Sweden, and Vietnam. The album includes the four cellists who have been in Kronos Quartet over the last 36 years.

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October 07, 2014

Just Announced: Kronos In Residence at Big Ears Festival

We’re very pleased to announce that Kronos will be Artists-in-Residence at Knoxville’s Big Ears Festival in 2015! Throughout the festival weekend (March 27-29, 2015), Kronos will weave an array of performances, presenting classic contemporary works and a multi-faceted array of musical collaborations with other festival artists. Details of these programs will be announced when the initial Big Ears Festival lineup – encompassing over 50 artists from the worlds of classical, rock, folk, jazz, and beyond – is announced on Tuesday, November 4. Sign up for the Kronos newsletter by 10 AM EDT on October 8 to receive an exclusive presale code to purchase your weekend pass!

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October 02, 2014

‘Kronos Stories’ from Fans: Part 3

We continue our series of “Kronos Stories”—favorite Kronos memories and anecdotes submitted this past June by fans of the Quartet from around the world.

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Concert Schedule

Dec2Santos, BrazilSesc Santos
Dec4São Paulo, BrazilSesc Pinheiros
Dec5São Paulo, BrazilSesc Pinheiros
Dec6São Paulo, BrazilSesc Pinheiros
Dec9Quito, EcuadorTeatro Nacional Sucre
Dec10Quito, EcuadorEl Palacio de Cristal

Kronos tours often! View all of our venues and dates.

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