Classical music review

New Glass fares best in Kronos Quartet’s wide-ranging program

The Kronos Quartet
The Kronos Quartet

South Florida Classical Review

A mostly youthful audience greeted the Kronos Quartet at Bailey Hall on the campus of Broward College in Davie, the ensemble’s first South Florida appearance in many years. Now celebrating its 40th anniversary, Kronos has championed contemporary music, and relies heavily on electronics, its playing plugged-in as well as blending with taped tracks.

Tuesday night’s concert brought a major new work by Philip Glass and a compelling film score along with a less successful attempt at mixing indigenous folk and classical traditions and a failed satire of Eastern European pop music of a bygone era.

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