Kronos Quartet

Performance Title

Kronos Quartet


John J. Cali School of Music

Date(s) of Performance

October 18-20, 2021


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


For over 45 years, San Francisco's Kronos Quartet has pursued a singular artistic vision, combining a spirit of fearless exploration with a commitment to continually reimagine the string quartet experience. They will share their vast knowledge with MSU students focusing on the "50 for the Future" commissions in masterclasses and lectures and share the stage at Merkin Hall with a new work by Philip Glass.




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Additional Information

Monday October 18, 2021 1-2.30pm Composition Practicum and Orchestration: Leshowitz (PUBLIC) 3.30-4.30 String Quartet Coaching #1: G33, 206, 230 & Leshowitz (PUBLIC - Leshowitz only) 5-7pm Glass Rehearsal Kronos and SMS students: Leshowitz (STUDENTS ONLY)

Tuesday October 19, 2021 2.30-3.30 Graduate Seminar Class on Music from the 20th and 21st century: Leshowitz (PUBLIC) 4-5 String Quartet Coaching #2: LRH, G33, 230, 206 (PUBLIC - Leshowitz only) 6-7.30pm Cali Conversations: Open Rehearsal & Panel Discussion: Leshowitz (PUBLIC EVENT)

Wednesday October 20, 2021 9.15-10.10 String Quartet Coaching #3: LRH, G1, G2 and G33 (PUBLIC - Leshowitz only) 10.20-11.15 String Quartet Coaching #4: LRH, G1, G2 and G33 (PUBLIC - Leshowitz only) 11.30-Noon CONCERT of student quartets performing 50 for the Future pieces (PUBLIC) Leshowitz

Thursday October 21, 2021 2-5pm Sound check at Merkin (STUDENTS ONLY) 7.30pm Bridges Concert Merkin, NYC (PUBLIC)

Kronos Quartet