Kronos Quartet

Posted on Dec 1 by SEASONS Magazine

Kronos Quartet, photo by Jay Blakesberg.

Kronos Quartet, photo by Jay Blakesberg.

UCSB Arts & Lectures presents Kronos Quartet performing Music for Change: The Banned Countries on Tues., Dec. 4, at 8 p.m. at UCSB Campbell Hall.

For more than 40 years, San Francisco’s Kronos Quartet has embodied a spirit of fearless exploration with a commitment to continually reimagine the string quartet experience. A response to the 2017 executive orders limiting travel to the U.S., Music for Change highlights the rich diversity of artistic voices from the original seven “banned countries.” The Grammy Award-winning ensemble will perform a new program featuring music from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.


Listening Party with Kronos Quartet’s David Harrington

Mon., Dec. 3 / 7 p.m. / FREE

Santa Barbara Wine Collective, 131 Anacapa St., Ste. C

Kronos Quartet kicks off UCSB Arts & Lectures’ Hear & Now series, featuring musical vanguards pushing the boundaries and expand the possibilities of their artistry, including Danish String Quartet, So Percussion and Jennifer Koh, violin.

For tickets or more information, call UCSB Arts & Lectures at 805/893-3535 or purchase online at


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