Friends of Chamber Music: Kronos Quartet

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Event:
Friends of Chamber Music: Kronos Quartet
Date:
October 9, 2013 7:30 pm
Organizer:
Friends of Chamber Music
Phone:
503-224-9842
info@focm.org
Updated:
August 5, 2013
Venue:
Kaul Auditorium on the campus of Reed College
Address:
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3203 SE Woodstock Blvd, , Portland, 97202
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One of the most celebrated and influential groups of our time, the Kronos Quartet opens Friends of Chamber Music’s 75th anniversary season and the Kronos Quartet’s 40th! For four decades Kronos has pursued a singular artistic vision, combining a spirit of fearless exploration with a commitment to expanding the range and context of the string quartet. Kronos has commissioned more than 750 works and released more than 45 recordings of extraordinary breadth and creativity. “It’s not every day new music royalty comes to town.”Winnipeg Free Press

Program includes Traveling Music of Benshoof; Tobin’s  Bloodstone; Sim Sholom of Karniol/Berkson; Wiley’s Last Kind Words Blues; Lựu thửy trựờng of Sinh/Garchik;  Lizee’s  Hymnals; Prelude from Tristan und Isolde of Wagner/Vrebalov and Silvestrov’s  String Quartet No. 3. For ticket information view Organizer Website below.