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NYUAD Kronos Quartet - Residency

Kronos Quartet - Residency

Middle East Premiere

For the Future

Presented in partnership with the Aga Khan Music Initiative

When / Thursday, Feb 15 @ 8pm

Where / The Red Theater

 An adventurous concert of new works never before heard in the Middle East, featuring the acclaimed Chinese pipa virtuoso Wu Man, and Tajikistan’s Sirojiddin Juraev, a master of Central Asian long-neck lutes, on dutar.  Many of the compositions will be drawn from from Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire, an education and legacy initiative that is commissioning – and distributing for free – the first learning library of contemporary repertoire for string quartet. The Arts Center is a Legacy Partner of this unprecedented project that recently inspired The Washington Post to declare “ Kronos Quartet is at it again, committing acts of imaginative generosity in support of creativity. ”  Presented in partnership with the Aga Khan Music Initiative   “The Kronos Quartet has broken the boundaries of what string quartets do.”  – The New York Times   

An adventurous concert of new works never before heard in the Middle East, featuring the acclaimed Chinese pipa virtuoso Wu Man, and Tajikistan’s Sirojiddin Juraev, a master of Central Asian long-neck lutes, on dutar.

Many of the compositions will be drawn from from Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire, an education and legacy initiative that is commissioning – and distributing for free – the first learning library of contemporary repertoire for string quartet. The Arts Center is a Legacy Partner of this unprecedented project that recently inspired The Washington Post to declare “Kronos Quartet is at it again, committing acts of imaginative generosity in support of creativity.

Presented in partnership with the Aga Khan Music Initiative

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

 

Earlier Event: February 8
Later Event: February 16
NYUAD Kronos Quartet - Residency