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Kronos Quartet

by
Jean-Marc Birraux

2008 / 52min / Production : 24 images / Broadcasting : Mezzo - GIE grand ouest

Kronos is as much a myth as a living reality. This American quartet, which is returning to Le Mans two years after its memorable first concert, proves it by including in the programme a flurry of its latest productions that have had diverse influences : India, Iran, American Jazz...

Their latest creation, written by a young composer of Russian origin, Vladimir Martynov, will find its place along with compositions by Anton Webern and medieval music by Hildegard von Bingen...