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NYUAD Kronos Quartet - Residency

Kronos Quartet - Residency

Family Matinee

Around the World with Kronos

A musical adventure around the world (ages 7 up)

When / Friday, Feb 16 @ 4pm

Additional date:

  • Thursday, Feb 22 @ 8pm

  • A Thousand Thoughts: A Live Documentary by Sam Green and Kronos Quartet

 

Where / The Red Theater

 An eclectic and energetic mix of music from across the globe.  A musical adventure around the world with one of the world’s leading and most influential string quartets. Featuring an eclectic and energetic mix of music styles that will keep you captivated. This 60-minute show welcomes the whole family (ages 7 up) with a program filled with compositions from across the globe, including India, Egypt, Syria, Scotland, USA, and the Democratic Republic of Congo to name a few. See below for the program.   “The Kronos Quartet elevated a concert of music to a spiritual trip through our common humanity – it was universal, all-encompassing, fabulously inclusive.”  – The Globe and Mail   The program for the afternoon includes   Islam Chipsy (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Zaghlala زغللةً * – Egypt  Ramallah Underground (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Tashweesh * – Palestine  Traditional (arr. Jacob Garchik) / God Shall Wipe All Tears Away + – USA  Omar Souleyman (arr. Jacob Garchik) / La Sidounak Sayyada + – Syria -  Traditional (arr. Jacob Garchik) / The House of the Rising Sun + – USA  N. Rajam (arr. Reena Esmail) / Dadra in Raga Bhairavi + – India  Konono No1 (arr. Jherek Bischoff) / Kule Kule + – Democratic Republic of Congo  Garth Knox / Satellites: III. Dimensions * – Scotland  Mario Galeano Toro / Microsurco de Liebre * – Colombia  Traditional (arr. Stephen Prutsman) / Wa Habibi (Beloved) + Lanon  Wu Man (arr. Danny Clay) / Four Chinese Paintings: IV. Silk and Bamboo 丝与竹 * – China  Written for Kronos  + Arranged for Kronos  PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE

An eclectic and energetic mix of music from across the globe.

A musical adventure around the world with one of the world’s leading and most influential string quartets. Featuring an eclectic and energetic mix of music styles that will keep you captivated. This 60-minute show welcomes the whole family (ages 7 up) with a program filled with compositions from across the globe, including India, Egypt, Syria, Scotland, USA, and the Democratic Republic of Congo to name a few. See below for the program.

“The Kronos Quartet elevated a concert of music to a spiritual trip through our common humanity – it was universal, all-encompassing, fabulously inclusive.” – The Globe and Mail

The program for the afternoon includes

Islam Chipsy (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Zaghlala زغللةً * – Egypt

Ramallah Underground (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Tashweesh * – Palestine

Traditional (arr. Jacob Garchik) / God Shall Wipe All Tears Away + – USA

Omar Souleyman (arr. Jacob Garchik) / La Sidounak Sayyada + – Syria -

Traditional (arr. Jacob Garchik) / The House of the Rising Sun + – USA

N. Rajam (arr. Reena Esmail) / Dadra in Raga Bhairavi + – India

Konono No1 (arr. Jherek Bischoff) / Kule Kule + – Democratic Republic of Congo

Garth Knox / Satellites: III. Dimensions * – Scotland

Mario Galeano Toro / Microsurco de Liebre * – Colombia

Traditional (arr. Stephen Prutsman) / Wa Habibi (Beloved) + Lanon

Wu Man (arr. Danny Clay) / Four Chinese Paintings: IV. Silk and Bamboo 丝与竹 * – China

Written for Kronos

+ Arranged for Kronos

PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE