Two legendary forces in new music since the 1980s come together for the first time, bringing their unique brand of global eclecticism.
Laurie Anderson is revered worldwide for her genre-defying work in the roles of composer, poet, filmmaker, singer and visual artist.
The recipient of the Polar Music Prize and Avery Fisher Award, Kronos Quartet mark their 40th anniversary in 2013 with a repertoire that spans early music to more than 750 works commissioned by or for Kronos Quartet.
Together they create an event that heralds a new synthesis of sonic invention but more simply is a phenomenal evening of electrifying sound.
70 Minutes, no intermission. Latecomers will not be admitted.
Laurie Anderson … has broken through and made some of the most interesting art of the late 20th century ... earning as she goes a reputation as one of the world’s premiere performance artists. WIRED
World Premiere: 1 Feb 2013, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Centre, University of Maryland, College Park
Laurie Anderson and Kronos Quartet was commissioned by Perth International Arts Festival, Australia; Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park; Adelaide Festival, Australia; Barbican, London; The Offi ce of Arts and Cultural Programming, Montclair State University, NJ; Stanford Live, Stanford University; and the University of Texas Performing Arts Center, Austin. Additional project support was provided to the Kronos Performing Arts Association by the National Endowment for the Arts.
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Kronos Quartet by arrangement with Arts Projects Australia
The Perth Concert Hall features raked seating for 1,729 people.View Info and map