Nicole Lizée's Death to Kosmische was commissioned for the Kronos Quartet by Margaret Dorfman and the Ralph I. Dorfman Family Fund.
The arrangement of Tusen Tankar was commissioned for Kronos by the Angel Stoyanof Commission Fund.
Valentin Silvestrov's String Quartet No. 3 was commissioned by the Columbia Foundation and the Kronos Performing Arts Association.
Dan Visconti's Love Bleeds Radiant was commissioned as part of the Kronos: Under 30 Project / #3 by The Hopkins Center at Dartmouth College. Additional support was provided by the Angel Stoyanof Commission Fund, The James Irvine Foundation, the Margaret E. Lyon Trust, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the San Francisco Foundation, the Fleishhacker Foundation, the American Music Center, the Kronos Performing Arts Association, and the Sally and Don Lucas Artists Programs at Montalvo Arts Center.
Jacob Garchik’s arrangement of Boyiwa was commissioned by the David Harrington Research and Development Fund.
Jacob Garchik's arrangement of "Zari" Ritual Lamentation was commissioned by Les Nuits de Fourvière.
Stephen Prutsman and Kronos Quartet's arrangement of Rahul Dev Burman's Nodir Pare Utthchhe Dhnoa was commissioned by Margaret E. Lyon.