David Harrington

David Harrington is the founder and artistic director of the Grammy-winning Kronos Quartet. For 40 years, the Kronos Quartet and its non-profit Kronos Performing Arts Association have re-imagined and redefined the string quartet experience through thousands of concerts, more than 50 recordings and 800 commissioned works, and education programs for emerging musicians.

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David Harrington (Kronos Quartet) Talks Tinariwen’s Emmaar

By David Harrington | February 11, 2014

David Harrington (Kronos Quartet) Talks Tinariwen’s Emmaar

It was Jim Thirlwell who first introduced me to the fact that deserts sing. Each dune has its own sound. Shifting sands create distinctive...

David Harrington (Kronos Quartet) Talks Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band’s Take Me to the Land of Hell

By David Harrington | September 17, 2013

David Harrington (Kronos Quartet) Talks Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band’s Take Me to the Land of Hell

There was a recent article in the paper about how ancient redwoods and sequoias are growing faster now than at any other time in their long lives.