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  1. 'Echoes' Confronted Theater-Goers With Impacts of GentrificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | KQED

    Attendees mingled in the lobby of San Francisco's Herbst Theatre before the Oct. 7 premiere of Echoes , a new collaboration between spoken word poetry non-profit Youth Speaks , esteemed classical ensemble Kronos Quartet , and rock duo the Living Earth Show . As audience members waited for the theater doors to open, Youth Speaks poets suddenly burst into the crowd, bouncing around the marble hall and animatedly asking, "Where you from?" Some people proudly shouted out their cities - Frisco, Richmond, Oakland - while others answered with more remote places like Omaha and Brooklyn.

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  2. Trio Da Kali draws on rich traditions of the griotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | The Georgia Straight

    Trio Da Kali takes the music of Mali back to its ancient roots, at the same time exploring new sonic spaces for a contemporary flavour. The group's debut album, Ladilikan , released last month, is a collaboration with San Francisco's famed Kronos Quartet that effortlessly spans the ground between the western classical tradition and the rich heritage of the griots.

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  3. Poetry and Chamber Music Mix in a Story about San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | KQED

    San Francisco Performances is such a wonderful organization, but their schedule is sometimes staid, with classical recitals dominating the calendar. So it's a surprise and a pleasure to see the results when they commission a new piece from composer Danny Clay with poetry by members of Youth Speaks, music by the Kronos Quartet and the Living Earth Show, all directed by Sean San Jose of the theater company Campo Santo.

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  4. Events Your Weekend AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 28 | New York Magazine

    ... and shots of cold brew at its in-house coffee shop, Goldfinch, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 6. Through Saturday the Kronos Quartet performs Jonathan Berger's chamber opera My Lai , featuring Rinde Eckert as Army Warrant Officer Hugh Thompson Jr., who ...

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  5. Kronos Quartet Stars in East Coast Premiere of My Lai at Bam, 9/27-30Read the original story

    Sep 14, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Kronos Quartet, tenor Rinde Eckert, and Vietnamese musician Vn-hn V are bringing Jonathan Berger's acclaimed monodrama My Lai to BAM's 2017 Next Wave Festival for the work's East Coast premiere. Four performances will take place in the BAM Harvey Theater, Wednesday, September 27 through Saturday, September 30 .

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  6. The Riff Report: Key new music releases this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | The Daily Gazette

    Trio Da Kali and the Kronos Quartet feel like a match made in heaven, musical soulmates who found each other even thousands of miles away. It's a melodic, fairytale union, and “Ladilikan” is the fruit of their collaborative labor: a sweet, soulful album that brings together old-time Malian sounds and contemporary classical strings.

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  7. Pop-Up Opera, Radiohead's Music Played On Cellos and 3 Other Must See ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Willamette Week

    ... are free or available for a donation. See portlandopera.org for a full schedule. Philip Glass and the Kronos Quartet: Dracula Philip Glass is one of the few composers to have influenced the classical world as much as pop culture (even Kim and Kanye ...

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  8. Mass MoCA Announces Fall Season Works,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | IBerkshires

    ... take the stage for an unplugged performance; exhibiting artist Lonnie Holley dives into music; Sam Green & Kronos Quartet team up for a work-in-progress film-with-live-music event; Big Dance Theater returns for a staged performance co-presented with ...

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  9. Mass MoCA Announces Fall Season Works,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | IBerkshires

    ... take the stage for an unplugged performance; exhibiting artist Lonnie Holley dives into music; Sam Green & Kronos Quartet team up for a work-in-progress film-with-live-music event; Big Dance Theater returns for a staged performance co-presented with ...

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  10. New Mass MoCA Announces Fall Season Works, PerformancesAugust 19, 2017 | 04:34PM0 CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | IBerkshires

    ... take the stage for an unplugged performance; exhibiting artist Lonnie Holley dives into music; Sam Green & Kronos Quartet team up for a work-in-progress film-with-live-music event; Big Dance Theater returns for a staged performance co-presented with ...

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  11. Music for a Solar Eclipse: Kronos Quartet Will Serenade the Event in Real TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | SPACE.com

    The Aug. 21 total solar eclipse will have some musical accompaniment at the Exploratorium science museum in San Francisco, featuring the acclaimed Kronos Quartet. The museum will host the quartet, which will play a musical composition around totality - the period when the moon totally occults the sun.

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  12. MASS MoCA Announces Fall Schedule of Concerts & MoreRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2017 | Nippertown!

    ... - haunting vocals, keyboards and new renditions of songs with every performance. FILM/MUSIC: SAM GREEN AND KRONOS QUARTET Friday, December 8, 8pm Hunter Center $20 students; $30 in advance; $40 at the door; $54 preferred Filmmaker/artist Sam Green ...

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  13. An insanely great phono cartridge for well-heeled audiophiles - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | CNet News

    ... but I have to admit the newly remixed Beatles "Sgt. Pepper's" LP left me shaken and stirred for days. The Kronos Quartet's "Music of Bill Evans" LP never really did that much for me. The string quartet is joined by bassist Eddie Gomez and guitarist ...

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  14. Kate Baldwin, Karen Ziemba and More Set for 'Broadway Close...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Kaufman Music Center will host a diverse 2017-18 season at Merkin Concert Hall, highlighting Broadway musicals with celebrations of the fruitful partnership between Stephen Sondheim and Harold Prince , the musicals of Leonard Bernstein and Jerry Herman , and performances by Tony winner Karen Ziemba and Kate Baldwin . In 2018, the adventurous ECSTATIC MUSIC FESTIVAL performances will feature KRONOS QUARTET, the BANG ON A CAN ALL-STARS and MARGARET LENG TAN, who will premiere works by GEORGE CRUMB, SUZANNE FARRIN and KELLY MORAN.

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  15. 500 WORDS: Trevor PaglenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Artforum Intl.

    Trevor Paglen , Sight Machine , 2017. Performance view, Pier 70, San Francisco, January 14, 2017. Kronos Quartet. Photo: Joshua Brott, Obscura Digital. Trevor Paglen is the first artist-in-residence at the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University . ...

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  16. After 28 years, Sony resumes vinyl record productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Boing Boing

    ... last night surrounded by love in New Orleans. For more than 40 years, my favorite avant-garde classical group Kronos Quartet has pushed the boundaries of contemporary music across genres and cultures. Now, filmmaker Sam Green is raising funds to ...

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  17. Man imitates xylophoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Boing Boing

    Dave Rosser, an incredibly talented musician, exemplary human being, and pillar of the New Orleans music community, died last night surrounded by love in New Orleans. For more than 40 years, my favorite avant-garde classical group Kronos Quartet has pushed the boundaries of contemporary music across genres and cultures.

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  18. Dave Rosser, Afghan Whigs guitarist, RIPRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Boing Boing

    ... to have known him even just a little bit. For more than 40 years, my favorite avant-garde classical group Kronos Quartet has pushed the boundaries of contemporary music across genres and cultures. Now, filmmaker Sam Green is raising funds to ...

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  19. Support this Kronos Quartet documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Boing Boing

    For more than 40 years, my favorite avant-garde classical group Kronos Quartet has pushed the boundaries of contemporary music across genres and cultures. Now, filmmaker Sam Green is raising funds to complete the first live documentary about Kronos in collaboration with the artists themselves.

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  20. #3842: Music Inspired by NASA and SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... upon the audio archives at the jet propulsion laboratory in Iowa and wove that material into a piece for the Kronos Quartet, called "Sun Rings." That, and more. ARTIST: Quindar WORK: Six Degrees of Freedom [9:46] RECORDING: Twin-Pole Sunshade ...

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