Home » Events » Kronos Festival 2016: Explorer Series | Opening Night

Kronos Festival 2016: Explorer Series | Opening Night

Loading Map....

Date/Time
Date(s) - 02/04/2016
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Location
Miner Auditorium, SFJAZZ Center

Category(ies)

Add This Event to Your Calendar


Buy Tickets

The festival launches with Opening Night!, featuring a kaleidoscope of music inspired by world events and culture. In the West Coast premiere of Chernobyl.The Harvest, composer, vocalist, and Indian harmonium player Mariana Sadovska reflects on the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster in her native Ukraine. Kronos presents the world premiere of Azerbaijani composer Franghiz Ali-Zadeh’s new work for Kronos’ Fifty for the Future project. Students from Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts join Kronos for Osvaldo Golijov’s joyous arrangement of the popular Mexican tune El Sinaloense, and Kronos premieres a new arrangement of a raga by beloved Indian violinist N. Rajam. Wu Man‘s Four Chinese Paintings, her new work written for Kronos’ Fifty for the Future, also receives its Bay Area premiere.

Program

  • Franghiz Ali-Zadeh / Regs (Dance) * World premiere
    Composed for Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire
  • Wu Man (realized by Danny Clay) / Selections from Four Chinese Paintings * SF premiere
    I. Gobi Desert at Sunset 大漠夕阳
    IV. Silk and Bamboo 丝与竹
    Composed for Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire
  • N. Rajam (arr. Reena Esmail) / Dadra in Raga Bhairavi + World premiere
  • Astor Piazzolla / Four, for Tango *
  • Severiano Briseño (arr. Osvaldo Golijov) / El Sinaloense (The Man from Sinaloa) + with special guests Students from Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts, directed by Tristan Arnold and Henry Hung
  • Mariana Sadovska / Chernobyl.The Harvest * West Coast premiere
    I. Doroha. Дорога (The Road)
    II. Zhnyva. Жнива (The Harvest)
    III. Platch. Плач (Lamentation)
    IV. Rai. Рай (Paradise)
    with special guest Mariana Sadovska, voice, harmonium

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.