Lecture in language


David Harrington (USA)

violinist, founder of Kronos Quartet

„Powerful people are trying to exclude the arts, and that is because people involved in music and literature and film and theatre, they ask the difficult questions.“


For more than 40 years, San Francisco’s Kronos Quartet – David Harrington (violin), John Sherba (violin), Hank Dutt (viola), and Sunny Yang (cello) – has pursued a singular artistic vision, combining a spirit of fearless exploration with a commitment to continually reimagine the string quartet experience.

  In 1973, David Harrington was inspired to form Kronos after hearing George Crumb's Black Angels, a highly unorthodox, Vietnam War–inspired work featuring bowed water glasses, spoken word More…

Meet David Harrington (USA)

Interview with David Harrington