It’s no stretch to call the Kronos Quartet iconic; the string foursome’s very name has become shorthand for visionary, genre-blind exploration. And rightly so. Its lineup changing ever so gradually over the past 38 years, Kronos has pursued high-profile collaborations and left-field detours with equal finesse. Soundtrack work has given way, for example, to a collaboration with Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq and stirring interpretations of Sigur Rós and Nine Inch Nails. Long based in San Francisco, the group has prepared a local series of four distinct concerts. The nut... More >>>