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All 10 movements in collaboration with electronics sound and chorus!

神奈川県立音楽堂 Date: October 3, 2020
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「Ongakudo Virtuoso Series vol.29 Kronos Quartet <Terry Riley "Sun Rings" Japan Premiere>」

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(TOP image) Kronos quartet

A series that delivers the supreme music of masters at the top of the world. On Saturday, October 3, "Kronos Quartet <Terry Riley "Sun Rings" Japan Premiere"" will be held. To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the launch of the planetary explorer Voyager 1, NASA commissioned the master of minimal music, Terry Riley, to premiere the song "Sun Rings" in 2002 with "Kronos." Cosmic images sent from Voyager, electronics acoustics inspired by radio waves in the universe, all 10 movements in collaboration with chorus, a 90-minute break premiere in Japan premiere. Recording CD 2020 Grammy Award Nomination!

Ongaku Virtuoso Series Vol.27-31 special 5 performance set tickets are on sale for a limited time (until April 25th)! For details, go to the official website of Kanagawa Prefectural Music Hall.

Saturday, April 25, 2020-General release
Ongakudo Virtuoso Series vol.29
Kronos Quartet <Terry Riley “Sun Rings” Japan Premiere>
[Date and time] Saturday, October 3 from 17:00 to (open 16:30)
[Venue] Kanagawa Prefectural Music Hall
[Cast] <Kronos Quartet> David Harrington (violin), John Sharbah (violin), Hank Dutt (viola), Sunny Yang (cello), choir Yaeyamagumi (chorus)
[Song] Terry Riley: Composition"Sun Rings" <Japan Premiere>
[Fee] (all seats designated) S seat ¥6,200, A seat ¥5,700, students (under 24 years old/limited number) ¥3,000, silver (over 65 years old/limited number) ¥5,500
[Ticket sales]
Ticket Kanagawa TEL.0570-015-415 (10:00-18:00)
■ Kanagawa Arts Association TEL. 045-453-5080 (Weekdays 10:00-18:00, Saturday 10:00-15:00, Sundays and holidays)
Ticket Pia (P code: 168-876) TEL.0570-02-9999
Lawson Ticket (L code: 32122) TEL.0570-000-407
[Organizer] Kanagawa Prefectural Music Hall
[Inquiry] 045-263-2567 (Kanagawa Prefectural Music Hall)


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  • Kanagawa Prefectural Music Hall
  • Kanagawa Prefectural Music Hall
  • Kanagawa Prefectural Music Hall
  • Kanagawa Prefectural Music Hall

Kanagawa Prefectural Music Hall opened in 1954 as the first full-scale music hall in Japan as a public facility. The hall, which was modeled after the Royal Festival Hall in London and designed to give the best acoustic effect, was highly praised as "the best sound of the Orient" at the time of opening, and the sound has been highly evaluated both in Japan and abroad. I will. The walls of the hall are all made of wood, and its acoustic sound continues to impress people even 60 years after its opening. In 1998, the Ministry of Construction selected the "100 Best Public Buildings" as an excellent public facility rooted in the region, and in 1999, as an important cultural heritage of the 20th century, the DOCOMOMO (modern It was selected as "20 selections of modern movement architecture in Japan" by the international organization established to record and preserve the building and environment formation related to the movement.

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