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Icon: The Kronos Quartet

By Justin Davidson, Contributor

"Music is a huge place," violinist David Harrington once said, and no ensemble has explored vaster territories, or returned with more trophies, than the Kronos Quartet. Harrington founded the polymorphous string quartet in 1973 and nearly 40 years later, it is still going strong, even if its members have evolved from revolutionary upstarts to elders of the field. Harrington calls himself "a collector of musical experiences," and by now his ample storerooms contain Medieval polyphony,… more »

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Icon: The Kronos Quartet

By Justin Davidson, Contributor

"Music is a huge place," violinist David Harrington once said, and no ensemble has explored vaster territories, or returned with more trophies, than the Kronos Quartet. Harrington founded the polymorphous string quartet in 1973 and nearly 40 years later, it is still going strong, even if its members have evolved from revolutionary upstarts to elders of the field. Harrington calls himself "a collector of musical experiences," and by now his ample storerooms contain Medieval polyphony,… more »