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February 13, 2002

Famed quartet plays at CSUS

From left to right: Hank Dutt, David Harrington, Jennifer Culp, John Sherba  Photograph by Michael Lavine/EdgeA rare Sacramento appearance by the world-famous Kronos Quartet at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 19 marks the third concert in California State University, Sacramento's New Millennium Series. The concert is in the Music Recital Hall in Capistrano Hall.

Synonymous with musical innovation, the Kronos Quartet is known across the globe for its unique artistic vision. More than 450 pieces have been written or arranged for the group by the some of the world's most respected composers. The group has received numerous national and international awards, including six Grammy nominations.

The Kronos Quartet performs annually in many cities and tours extensively, giving more than 100 concerts each year throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Japan, Mexico, South America, Russia, Asia and Australia.

Recent tours have included appearances at the Kennedy Center, Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival, the Conservatory of Music in Moscow, Prague Spring International Music Festival, Sydney Opera House, Eclectic Orange Festival in Southern California, the Royal Festival Hall in London, Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Theatre de la Ville in Paris and Vancouver's Chan Centre.

Tickets for the Kronos Quartet are $25 and are available at the CSUS Ticket Office at (916) 278-4323. Media assistance is available by contacting the CSUS office of public affairs at (916) 278-6156.


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