Concert Schedule

Kronos Quartet will be touring all year! View all venues and dates.

Feb28San Jose, CaliforniaRothschild Performing Arts Center
Mar13Washington, D.C.Lisner Auditorium, The George Washington University
Mar17Denver, ColoradoJune Swaner Gates Concert Hall, University of Denver
Mar19Boulder, ColoradoMacky Auditorium Concert Hall, University of Colorado Boulder
Mar21Cambridge, MassachusettsSanders Theatre, Harvard University
Apr3Columbia, South CarolinaKoger Center for the Arts
Apr5San Juan, Puerto RicoTeatro de la Universidad de Puerto Rico
Apr18Bentonville, ArkansasRØDE House, The Momentary
Apr21Dallas, TexasThe Texas Theatre


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Kronos releases new 50 for the Future works by Applebaum, Diabaté, Ibarra, Martynov & ThreadgillFebruary 06, 2020

Kronos Quartet/Kronos Performing Arts Association (KPAA) is proud to announce the release of the next five additions to 50 for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire, the ongoing multi-year commissioning, performance, education and legacy initiative. Scores and parts, recordings and supplemental learning materials for new string quartets composed by Mark Applebaum, Hawa Kassé Mady Diabaté, Susie Ibarra, Vladimir Martynov and Henry Threadgill are now available online, free of charge. Listen to the works below.

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Sun Rings wins GrammyJanuary 27, 2020

Thank you to the Recording Academy for recognizing Terry Riley: Sun Rings, Kronos’ 2019 Nonesuch Records album, with the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Classical. The album was engineered by Leslie Ann Jones; mixed by John Kilgore, Judith Sherman, and David Harrington; and mastered by Robert C. Ludwig. Congratulations to all of the winners and nominees.

Sun Rings wins Grammy

We’d like to thank Leslie Ann Jones and her team at Skywalker Sound – Dann Thompson and Jeanne Velonis – as well as producer Judy Sherman, who also mixed the album with John Kilgore and Kronos’ artistic director, founder, and violinist David Harrington; and Bob Ludwig and Gateway Mastering Studios. Thank you also to Terry Riley; Dr. Don Gurnett and David Dvorin, who were instrumental in realizing the piece; Volti and its founder and artistic director Robert Geary; Kronos Performing Arts Association staff members, current and former, Brian Mohr, Sidney Chen, and Reshena Liao; David Bither and the entire Nonesuch team; and those involved in the creation of the Sun Rings production: designers Willie Williams, Larry Neff, and Mark Grey, and producer Janet Cowperthwaite. We are grateful for Sun Rings’ commissioners: the NASA Art Program, the National Endowment for the Arts, The Rockefeller Foundation’s Multi-Arts Production Fund, Hancher Auditorium/University of Iowa, Society for the Performing Arts, Eclectic Orange Festival/Philharmonic Society of Orange County, SFJAZZ, Barbican, London, U.K., University of Texas Performing Arts Center, Austin (with the support of the Topfer Endowment for Performing Arts), and the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

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