The venerable string quartet is touring A Thousand Thoughts, playing live accompaniment for a documentary about its history and music.
Anderson took home the award for Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance for Landfall, her collaboration with Kronos Quartet inspired by Hurricane Sandy.
Laurie Anderson was already working on a cycle of songs with Kronos Quartet when on October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy rose the Hudson River into her West Village home.
The alien remoteness of Antarctica has probably never been better depicted on stage than in 69°S., a marionette theatre experience presented at the BAM 2011 Next Wave Festival by performance ensemble Phantom Limb. I write “experience” because I’m not really sure what else to call this.