San Francisco Shorts Award-winner

Judith Shatin, chair of the music department at University of Virginia, composed "Elijah's Chariot" for string quartet and electronics. Kronos Quartet will perform its premiere at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 9; Friday, May 10; and Friday, May 11 at Theatre Artaud, 450 Florida St., S.F. Information:(415) 621-7797.