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Barbican Centre: Hall
|Kronos Quartet: A Musical Meditation on 9/11|
|I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from the Kronos Quartet’s ‘Musical Meditation on the Anniversary of 9/11’, the centrepiece of their week-long Barbican residency. Especially, I must confess, when I learned that the recital would feature a children’s choir. There was a chance, I thought, that this would be taking things slightly too far. Would this be the moment when the Kronos’ famed rock-star approach to concerts slipped into overblown self-parody? Would this be their Zoo tour?
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