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KRONOS FESTIVAL Kids!

KRONOS FESTIVAL Kids!

Sat 19 June 2021

Stream time / 2:00pm

Streams & Films

Location

ONLINE

Tickets

FREE

A sparkling collection of short films with music, including Kronos Makes Sounds With Stuff by composer Danny Clay

3000 Reefs with stunning underwater cinematography by Julia Sumerling and music by Aftab Darvishi

Music of the Birds with avian-inspired music and film by Sahba Aminikia, featuring the San Francisco Girls Chorus, young people from the Sirkhane Social Circus School, and ornithologists from the Smithsonian Institution and around America

Funtukuru an exuberant song by Hawa Kassé Mady Diabaté

Chebiyat Muqam, Third Dastan, a traditional melody arranged by Wu Man and performed by young musicians from Oakland School for the Arts and Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts. 

Also featured are George Crumb's haunting God-music from Black Angels, an excerpt from Garth Knox's cosmic Satellites, and Bill Steele’s humorous environmental anthem Garbage, made famous by Pete Seeger and performed by singer Lee Knight with Kronos.

This programme will be followed by Michael Hearst’s Songs for Unusual Creatures – The Sea Pig (7 minutes) in which composer and author Michael Hearst investigates the mysteries of the invertebrate sea pig, an unusual creature that lives at the bottom of the ocean floor. Kronos lends a hand by playing musical toys and their usual strings to create “sea pig sounds.”

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Michael Hearst’s 'Songs for Unusual Creatures'