The Kronos Quartet is known for its unique artistic vision and dedication to experimentation. Since its inception in 1973, Kronos has assembled a body of work unparalleled in its range and scope of expression.
July 25, 2013 Hear world premiere performances by the Kronos Quartet and see their rehearsal process.
March 27, 2014 Four decades after its first performance, the quartet still seeks new directions.
September 11, 2011 Composer Michael Gordon was near the World Trade Center on 9/11. Hear his musical response.
March 22, 2010 Hear a myriad of fascinating Central Asian sounds on Rainbow a week prior to its release.
February 27, 2011 NPR Music's Tom Huizenga and host Guy Raz spin an eclectic assortment of new releases.
September 18, 2013 Hear music for string quartet written by The National's Bryce Dessner and premiered by Kronos.
March 1, 2012 Classical musicians are finding big success in funding their projects with fan donations.