Concert Info

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Date: March 04, 2018

Time: 7:00 PM

City: Berkeley, CA

Venue: Zellrebach Hall

Presenter: Cal Performances

Program

My Lai Lullaby * 
for string quartet, đàn bầu and đàn tranh

Jonathan Berger, composer
in collaboration with David Harrington and Vân-Ánh Võ


My Lai *
A monodrama for tenor, string quartet and Vietnamese instruments

    I. First Landing
         Flight
         Descent
         The Ditch

    II. Second Landing
         Hovering
         The Bunker

    III. Third Landing
         Postcard
         Fishing

Jonathan Berger, composer
Harriet Scott Chessman, librettist

Mark DeChiazza, Rinde Eckert, directors/set designers
Mark DeChiazza, video projections designer
Brian H. Scott, lighting designer

Drew Cameron, creative consultant
Janet Cowperthwaite, producer
Kronos Performing Arts Association, production management

Performed without pause

My Lai (music by Jonathan Berger, libretto by Harriet Scott Chessman) was commissioned for the Kronos Quartet, Rinde Eckert, and Vân-Ánh Võ by the Harris Theater for Music and Dance with support from the Laura and Ricardo Rosenkranz Artistic Innovation Fund and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Gerbode-Hewlett Foundations 2013 Music Commissioning Awards initiative, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE
* Written for Kronos

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