Kronos Quartet

Kronos Quartet

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Saturday, 14 May 2016, 7.30pm

The legendary string quartet perform Steve Reich’s iconic work Different Trains

Steve Reich uses taped reminiscences from survivors of WWII and their profoundly contrasting war-time rail journeys – both in Europe and America – in his iconic work Different Trains played in this concetr by Kronos, the legendary string quartet who commissioned and premiered it nearly 30 years ago.

This bold and dazzling concert also includes a thrilling commission based on music from Mali, a new work by Martin Green from folk group Lau, music by Laurie Anderson and Terry Riley, and an arrangement of Pete Townshend’s (The Who) Baba O’Riley. Kronos – breaking boundaries with fresh ears!

PROGRAMME SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Programme
Aleksandra Vrebalov
 My Desert, My Rose**
Garth Knox Satellites**
Terry Riley One Earth, One People, One Love* (from Sun Rings)
Fodé Lassana Diabaté (realized by Jacob Garchik) Sunjata’s Time**
N. Rajam arr. Reena Esmail Dadra in Raga Bhairavi***
Martin Green Seiche*
Pete Townshend arr. Jacob Garchik Baba O’Riley***

Interval

Komitas arr. Mary Kouyoumdjian Groung***
Laurie Anderson arr. Jacob Garchik Flow***
Steve Reich Different Trains*

*Written for Kronos
**Arranged for Kronos
***Composed for Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire

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