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Caramoor: Kronos Quartet in the Spanish Courtyard

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts

https://www.caramoor.org/events/kronos-quartet/

149 Girdle Ridge Rd, Katonah, NY 10536

Caramoor Music Festival presents the Kronos Quartet, a string quartet reimagined, having spent its 40 years exploring new sounds by bringing over 900 works and arrangements into the world and delving into an eclectic repertoire spanning 20th-century masters, contemporary composers, jazz legends, rock artists, and genre-defying creators. Kronos Quartet has won over 40 awards for their contributions and now bring their revelatory artistry to Caramoor with a dynamic program that promises to bring you new perspectives.  —Caramoor

“Kronos Quartet has broken the boundaries of what string quartets do” — The New York Times

Artists
David Harrington, violin
John Sherba, violin
Hank Dutt, viola
Sunny Yang, cello

Program
Traditional / The House of the Rising Sun (arr. J. Garchik, after Everly Brothers)
Gershwin / Summertime (arr. J. Garchik, after Janis Joplin)
Meeropol / Strange Fruit (arr. J. Garchik, after Billie Holiday)
Mingus / Children’s Hour of Dream (arr. Sy Johnson)
Wiley / Last Kind Words (arr. J. Garchik)
Terry Riley / Salome Dances for Peace: Good Medicine
— Intermission —
Aleksandra Vrebalov / My Desert, My Rose
Rhiannon Giddens / At the Purchaser’s Option with Variations (arr. J. Garchik)
Laurie Anderson / Flow (arr. J. Garchik)
Steve Reich / Triple Quartet

Kronos Quartet; photo: Jay Blakesberg


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