Kronos Quartet © Lenny Gonzales

A string quartet legend

The legendary Kronos Quartet celebrates its 50th anniversary and is a guest at Berlin’s Pierre Boulez Saal for a week as part of the Quartet Summer. In addition to a concert of groundbreaking string quartet works of the 20th and 21st centuries, the quartet will also present a live musical documentation of its eventful history. In addition, a comprehensive education programme with up-and-coming string quartets will accompany the residency.

16 May 2023, Pierre Boulez Hall
A THOUSAND THOUGHTS – A Live Documentary with the Kronos Quartet
Sam Green, Speaker / Kronos Quartet

20 May 2023, Pierre Boulez Saal
Kronos Quartet
Works for string quartets by F. Ali-Sade, S. Gubaidulina, M. Gordon, T. Riley & G. Crumb

21 May 2023, Pierre Boulez Saal
Kronos Quartet / students of the Barenboim-Said Akademie, Hochschule für Musik „Hanns Eisler“ and Berliner Universität der Künste
Works for string quartet of different composers