Barsamian/Kronos Quartet in Concert
David Barsamian gave a spoken word performance accompanied by the Kronos Quartet in concert. “Beyond Zero: 1914 – 1918″ presented a musical meditation marking the centennial of “the war to end all wars.” He continues an innovative political/musical collaboration with Kronos begun in 2006 that has featured Howard Zinn, Tariq Ali and others in venues from New York’s Carnegie Hall to London and Vienna.
David Harrington, violin
John Sherba, violin
Hank Dutt, viola
Sunny Yang, cello
Evic Taksim – Tanburi Cemil Bey
Smyrneiko Minore – Traditional
Sim Sholom – Alter Yechiel Karniol
Groung – Gomidas
One of America’s most tireless and wide-ranging investigative journalists, David Barsamian has altered the independent media landscape, both with his weekly radio program, Alternative Radio—37 years and running— and his books with Noam Chomsky, Eqbal Ahmad, Howard Zinn, Tariq Ali, Richard Wolff, Arundhati Roy and Edward Said. His latest books are Edward Said: Culture and Resistance, Retargeting Iran, Noam Chomsky, Chronicles of Dissent Interviews with David Barsamian 1984-1996. And the latest book with Chomsky is Notes on Resistance: Interviews by David Barsamian 2019-2021. David lectures on world affairs, imperialism, capitalism, propaganda, the media and global rebellions.
In 2017 Radical Desi in Vancouver presented him with their Lifetime Achievement Award. He has collaborated with the world-renowned Kronos Quartet in events in New York, London, Vienna, Boulder and San Francisco. David Barsamian is the winner of the Media Education Award, the ACLU’s Upton Sinclair Award for independent journalism, and the Cultural Freedom Fellowship from the Lannan Foundation. The Institute for Alternative Journalism named him one of its Top Ten Media Heroes.