The Kairos Quartet

The Berlin-based Kairos Quartet (string quartet) performs landmark compositions written after 1950, and pioneering music of today.

is the god of the auspicious moment in Ancient Greek mythology. He was recognized as the youngest son of Zeus by the poet Ion of Chios (490 - 421 B.C.) Depicted as a youth with winged shoes and a long lock of hair hanging down his forehead by the sculptor Lysippos he symbolizes opportunity. Juxtaposed with (Chronos), measured time, is a concept of time that is intimately linked to human experience.

As a musician one can feel when perfect harmony is achieved between all participants; these rare and magical moments are the ultimate goal of all artists working with time.