Laurie Anderson for Kronos Quartet Landfall
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Laurie Anderson for Kronos Quartet: Landfall LOS ANGELES PREMIERE
Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 8PM
Royce Hall
Two legendary forces in contemporary music—Laurie Anderson and Kronos Quartet come together for an incredible first-time collaboration, with Landfall—an atmospheric, multimedia tour de force. The San Jose Mercury called it "70 minutes of sensuous futurism: music amid dream time musings, an intergalactic lamentation". Part of CAP UCLA’s Spring 2014 celebration of The Kronos Quartet’s 40th anniversary, this performance embodies Anderson’s wildly inventive sonic language and technological innovation as she performs alongside the acclaimed ensemble.



Landfall was
commissioned by Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland,
College Park; Adelaide Festival, Australia; Barbican, London; Peak Performances
@ Montclair State (NJ); Perth International Arts Festival, Australia; Stanford
Live, Stanford University; and the University of Texas Performing Arts Center,
Austin. Additional project support was provided to the Kronos Performing Arts
Association by the National Endowment for the Arts.

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