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Halifax, NS (Quartettsatz WORLD PREMIERE with Kronos Quartet)

January 17, 2018

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The Kronos Quartet
Gary Kulesha, conductor

On the program
Philip Glass: Quartettsatz (World premiere)
Scott Good: Le Baiser *
Nicole Lizée: Black MIDI *
Omar Souleyman, arr. Jacob Garchik: La Sidounak Sayyada (I’ll Prevent the Hunters from Hunting You)
Garth Knox: Satellites: III. Dimensions
Ramallah Underground, arr. Jacob Garchik: Tashweesh
Laurie Anderson, arr. Jacob Garchik: Flow
Pete Townshend, arr. Jacob Garchik: Baba O’Riley
* These works will feature Symphony Nova Scotia.

San Francisco’s Kronos Quartet is one of the world’s most celebrated and influential ensembles. With more than 60 recordings, over 900 new commissioned works, and thousands of performances worldwide, Kronos has “revolutionized everything in string quartet country and beyond” (LA Times). Now, this Grammy-winning ensemble joins forces with Symphony Nova Scotia for a thrilling and creative multimedia concert experience. Hear a world premiere from international star composer Philip Glass, a brand-new work for quartet and orchestra from Canada’s own “brilliantly gifted” Nicole Lizée (Winnipeg Free Press), and a diverse selection of Kronos’ own commissioned works. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to experience one of the greatest quartets of our time.

Presented in partnership with the Toronto Symphony and the Canada Mosaic project in celebration of Canada’s 150th.


January 17, 2018


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