Kronos Quartet Residency at Luminato 2011 in Toronto (audio)

Lovers of modern music, rejoice! The Kronos Quartet sets up a 4-concert (of which one free!) residency at Luminato 2011. They will also take part in educational programs.

Today we’re listening music samples from the magnificent artists Kronos is bringing into town: Alim Quasimov Ensemble, Homayun Sakhi and Wu Man.

Running time of today’s episode: just short of 8 minutes.

Download free mp3: 2011 04 21 CIS Kronos Residency Luminato

Listen now:

Useful links:

Details about the free concert on Sunday June 12. Toronto’s own Annex Quartet is opening for Kronos Quartet.

What is a string quartet – wiki

Kronos Quartet homepage

Balanescu Quartet – another world famous quartet, led by Romanian violonist Alexander Balanescu

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