David Harrington on How Music is a Portal to Deeper Truths
From the Quarantine Tapes Podcast with Paul Holdengraber
Hosted by Paul Holdengräber, The Quarantine Tapes chronicles shifting paradigms in the age of social distancing. Each day, Paul calls a guest for a brief discussion about how they are experiencing the global pandemic.
Today on episode 74 of The Quarantine Tapes, Paul Holdengräber and David Harrington reflect on how Harrington and his bandmates in the Kronos Quartet are keeping the flame of music alive during quarantine, as well as the ways in which music acts as a portal to a deeper truth.
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David Harrington is the artistic director, founder, and violinist of the Kronos Quartet. For over 45 years, the San Francisco-based Grammy-winning group and its nonprofit, the Kronos Performing Arts Association, have reimagined and redefined the string quartet experience through thousands of concerts, over 60 recordings, collaborations with composers and performers from around the globe, more than 1,000 commissioned works, and education programs for emerging musician.