LAURIE ANDERSON & KRONOS QUARTET – Landfall (excerpt) | Big Ears Festival (2015)

Laurie Anderson joins the 2015 Big Ears Festival lineup, in Knoxville, TN, March 27–29, performing Landfall with Big Ears Artists-in-Residence Kronos Quartet. Weekend passes go on sale this Friday. Details at The Kronos Quartet is an American string quartet based in San Francisco. It has been in existence with a rotating membership of… Continue lendo LAURIE ANDERSON & KRONOS QUARTET – Landfall (excerpt) | Big Ears Festival (2015)


The Effective Scoring of Requiem for a Dream

Do you remember this music? I bet you do. It was all over the place in the early 2000s, from Youtube videos, trailers, video games, TV shows, TV series…you name it. But why did this music become such an iconic piece of work? What makes it so…'memorable'? Special thanks to my good musician friend… Continue lendo The Effective Scoring of Requiem for a Dream


From UNIKO, live at Helsinki festival september 2004 Kimmo Pohjonen official website: Kronos Quartet official website: TrackList atmos (kosminen)utu (pohjonen)liuos (pohjonen)plasma (pohjonen/kosminen)sarma (pohjonen/kosminen)kalma (pohjonen/kosminen)emo (pohjonen/kosminen)kamala (pohjonen/kosminen)avara (pohjonen/kosminen) America's most adventurous string ensemble, Kronos Quartet and Finland's groundbreaking accordion / sampling duo Kimmo Pohjonen Kluster present their concert collaboration project, Uniko. Seeds for the project… Continue lendo Emo (part1) – KIMMO POHJONEN & KRONOS QUARTET

Trey Spruance – Kronos’ Fifty for the Future Composer Interview

Trey Spruance, a Year Two Composer for Kronos' Fifty for the Future, discusses his musical background, his relationship with Kronos, the piece he wrote for Fifty for the Future, and more.