Uniko is a studio album by the Kronos Quartet, Kimmo Pohjonen and Samuli Kosminen.The entire work was composed by Finnish artists / composers Kimmo Pohjonen and Samuli Kosminen Uniko, which was commissioned by the quartet in 2003,[1] premiered in 2004[2] and was also performed in 2007 in New York City at the BAM NEXT WAVE festival[3] and in 2012 at Colours of Ostrava.

Studio album by
Released1 February 2011 (2011-02)
GenreContemporary classical
LabelOndine (#B004GX91Q6)
ProducerValgeir Sigurðsson
Kronos Quartet chronology
Rainbow: Music of Central Asia Vol. 8

Track listingEdit

All music is composed by Kimmo Pohjonen and Samuli Kosminen.

1."Uniko: I. Utu"6:58
2."Uniko: II. Plasma"6:15
3."Uniko: III. Särmä"5:34
4."Uniko: IV. Kalma"11:00
5."Uniko: V. Kamala"5:38
6."Uniko: VI. Emo"10:19
7."Uniko: VII. Avara"6:00




Recorded at Avatar Studios, New York City, 2007

  • Valgeir Sigurðsson - producer
  • Pauli Sastamoinen - mastering
  • Phillip Page - executive producer
  • Rixi Ostariz - graphics and design
  • Chikako Harada - photography

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c "UNIKO: Stream the full album!". Kronos Quartet. Retrieved 5 March 2011.
  2. ^ Westphal, Matthew. "Fifteen-Foot Puppet Joins Kronos Quartet for World Premieres at BAM Oct. 3-6". PlaybillArts.com. Retrieved 5 March 2011.
  3. ^ Kozinn, Allan (9 September 2007). "Just in Time for Timeless Melodies". The New York Times. Retrieved 5 March 2011.