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Kronos Quartet with Rebecca Solnit, SF Girls Chorus, Valérie Sainte-Agathe

May 30 @ 7:30 pm

| $20 - $65
Kronos Quartet with Rebecca Solnit, SF Girls Chorus, Valérie Sainte-Agathe

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Visiting Presenter – KRONOS FESTIVAL 2019
Kronos Quartet with Rebecca Solnit, SF Girls Chorus, Valérie Sainte-Agathe + more

Kronos Festival 2019 kicks off with the Bay Area premiere of Stacy Garrop’s Glorious Mahalia, a work that celebrates gospel singer Mahalia Jackson through the words and spirit of oral historian and activist Studs Terkel. The San Francisco Girls Chorus, conducted by Valérie Sainte-Agathe, joins Kronos to perform Michael Gordon’s requiem Exalted. Throughout the evening, writer Rebecca Solnit and others perform Voices of a People’s History, which brings to life the extraordinary stories of Americans who helped shape the country’s social movements. The Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts’ Dragon String Quartet opens the show with Rhiannon Giddens’ composition for Kronos’ Fifty for the Future education initiative. More details to be announced; check below for up-to-date program information.

Details

Date:
May 30, 2019
Time:
7:30 pm
Cost:
$20 - $65
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Website:
http://bit.ly/2VM6Qz2

Venue

SFJAZZ
Phone:
(866) 920-5299
201 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
Website:
http://bit.ly/2hxSXSf

Organizer

SFJAZZ
Phone:
(866) 920-5299
Website:
http://bit.ly/2hxSXSf

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