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Julianna Barwick will join Kronos Quartet in Cork Opera House in May

Cork Opera House are hosting a 40th anniversary gig from the Kronos Quartet for their only Irish date this year on Sunday May 11th and news has reached that Julianna Barwick, whose Nepenthe album from last year gave much joy here, will join them for on support.

Daivd Harrington (violin), John Sherba (violin), Hank Dutt (viola), and Sunny Yang (cello) are Kronos Quartet, a string quartet who have collaborated with many composers and musicians including Terry Reilly, Philip Glass, Laurie Anderson, Tom Waits, Amon Tobin, Sigur Ros and Steve Reich over the years.

The event is a part of the Cork Opera House’s Contemporary COHORTs Series. Tickets €35 plus fee.

Programme for the night

Bryce Dessner / Aheym (Homeward) *
Terry Riley / The Serquent Risadome *
Donnacha Dennehy / One Hundred Goodbyes (Céad Slán) *
I. Is Léan Liom (I grieve for you)
II. Tomás Bán (White Thomas)
III. Céad Slán Dhuit (A Hundred Goodbyes to You)
Richard Wagner (arr. Aleksandra Vrebalov) / Prelude from Tristan und Isolde +
Philip Glass / String Quartet No. 6 * in three movements
* Written for Kronos
+ Arranged for Kronos

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