Hancher has enjoyed a long and creatively fruitful relationship wi bo e Kronos Quartet and Rinde Eckert. For My Lai, e string quartet and e vocalist come toge er wi multi-instrumentalist Vân Ánh Vanessa Võ to lay bare e tragedy of e 1968 massacre at My Lai. My Lai Kronos Quartet, Rinde Eckert, Vân-Ánh Vanessa Võ. Composed by Jona an Berger Libretto by Harriet Scott Chessman. On e eve of e 50 anniversary of e horrific 1968 massacre of more an 500 Vietnamese villagers by American soldiers in My Lai, . My Lai Kronos Quartet, Rinde Eckert & Vân-Ánh Võ Photo Yannick Grandmont MY LAI — ARTISTS’ STATEMENTS e massacre of over 500 innocent civilians by American soldiers in e village of My Lai on ch 16, 1968, was one of e darkest moments of . 28, · My Lai — described as a monodrama for tenor, string quartet and Vietnamese instruments, Kronos Quartet, Mr. Eckert and Ms. Vo: It was a gripping affair, beginning to end. . Kronos Quartet (left), tenor Rinde Eckert (center) and Vân-Ánh Võ (right) perform Jona an Berger’s opera, ‘My Lai, at UCLA’s Royce Hall (ia Ale dra Cardona / Los Angeles Times. 16, · O er Quartet members were Hank Dutt, John Sherba and Sunny Yang. Musician Van-Anh Vanessa Vo is a master of traditional Vietnamese instruments, and her contribution was deemed essential. She was born in 1975, e year at e American in Vietnam came to an end, and learned of e My Lai massacre as a child in Hanoi. Kronos Quartet wi Vân-Ánh Võ and e Living Ear Show. Kronos and Võ will also perform My Lai Lullaby, an instrumental prelude written by Stanford University professor Jona an Berger to his monodrama about helicopter pilot Hugh ompson, Kronos Photo Packet. e film follows e Kronos Quartet’s production of Jona an Berger and Harriet Chessman’s opera My Lai, which takes at its heart e actions and life of e whistleblower who revealed e 1968 massacre by U.S. troops in Vietnam. 01, · e anti spirit at helped spark e quartet's founding continues to burn bright, wi e Kronos organization commissioning such recent works as My Lai and Alexandra Vrebalov and Bill. On ch 16, 1968, in Sou Vietnam, US Army pilot Hugh ompson, Jr. nosed his helicopter down ree times into e carnage at My Lai in an attempt to stop e civilian massacre. In is fevered character study of e once-vilified, now-lionized soldier, composer Jona an Berger enlists Sou east Asian zi ers and xylophones and an amplified. Kronos Quartet, Rinde Eckert & My Lai Lullaby * for string quartet, đàn bầu and đàn tranh. Jona an Berger, composer Photo by Zoran Orlic. ARTISTS’ STATEMENTS. e massacre of over 500 innocent civilians by American soldiers in e village of My Lai on ch 16, 1968, was one of e darkest moments of e Vietnam. 04, · It was nearly 50 years ago at American soldiers massacred hundreds of unarmed Vietnamese villagers at My Lai. Kronos Quartet's fully staged collaboration wi composer Jona an Berger and elist Harriet Scott Chessman revisits e horrors of at day and its afterma, from e perspective of e heroic helicopter pilot who tried to intervene. Kronos Quartet, Rinde Eckert and Vân-Ánh Võ My Lai Jona an Berger, composer Harriet Scott Chessman, libretto. Musicians: David Harrington, violin John Sherba, violin Hank Dutt, viola Sunny Yang, cello Rinde Eckert, vocalist Vân-Ánh Võ, t’rưng, đàn bầu, đàn tranh. Friday, ch 9, at 8 PM Royce Hall, UCLA. 09, · Kronos revisits e inspiration for e founding of e group wi My Lai. e infamous 1968 massacre of unarmed Vietnamese villagers by American soldiers provides e context for is gripping new work written by composer Jona an Berger and librettist Harriet Scott Chessman for e Kronos Quartet, tenor Rinde Eckert and Vietnamese. e film follows e Kronos Quartet’s production of Jona an Berger and Harriet Chessman’s opera My Lai, which takes at its heart e actions and life of Hugh ompson, e whistleblower helicopter pilot who revealed e 1968 massacre by U.S. troops in Vietnam. 05, · To commemorate e fallen and ose who stood up in e name of humanity against such crimes, Hancher auditorium will host e operatic performance My Lai, featuring e world-famous Kronos Quartet, vocalist Rinde Eckert and multi-instrumentalist Vân-Ánh Vanessa Võ, for one-night in Iowa City on ch 21 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $ -50. e Whistleblower of My Lai tackles e concept of heroism, e definition of morality in time, and guilt bo personal and national. e film follows e Kronos Quartet’s production of Jona an Berger and Harriet Chessman’s opera My Lai, which takes at its heart e actions and life of e whistleblower who revealed e 1968 massacre by U.S. troops in Vietnam. 25, · 1968 (photo courtesy of Trent Angers) CHICAGO – e world premiere of e staged version of My Lai, Harris eater’s rand new ommission for e Kronos Quartet composed by Jona an Berger, will make its debut on Friday, uary 29 at 7:30 PM. After outstanding reviews at e concert premiere of My Lai at Stanford University in ober, e. 09, · e 50 anniversary ch 16 of e My Lai massacre during e Vietnam will be commemorated wi performances of e chamber opera My Lai by e Kronos Quartet . 15, · My Lai, coming Wednesday night to Hancher Auditorium, shortly after e 50 anniversary of e infamous Vietnam massacre, combines Eastern and Western music rough e Kronos Quartet. American hero whose intervention in e My Lai Massacre during e Vietnam is e inspiration for Jona an Berger’s new work. _____ What: Kronos Quartet When: Saturday, ober , 7:30 p.m. Program: My Lai (world premiere, concert version) A Monodrama for Tenor, String Quartet and Vietnamese Instruments Jona an Berger, composer. 25, · Kronos Quartet, My Lai: Beginning a five-year creative collaboration wi e Harris eater, e ensemble presents e world premiere of Jona an Berger's operatic monodrama for string quartet. Kronos Quartet’s collaboration wi composer Jona an Berger and elist Harriet Scott Chessman, My Lai revisits e horrors of e massacre and its afterma from e perspective of e heroic helicopter pilot, Hugh ompson Jr., who tried to intervene. Join Berger, Chessman, Kronos Quartet’s David Harrington, vocalist Rinde Eckert, instrumentalist Vân-Ành Võ, and Drew Cameron of e. My Lai (music by Jona an Berger, libretto by Harriet Scott Chessman) was commissioned for e Kronos Quartet, Rinde Eckert, and Vân-Ánh Võ by e Harris eater for Music and Dance wi support from e Laura and Ricardo Rosenkranz Artistic In ation Fund and e Andrew W. Mellon. 20, · Vietnamese-born musician Vân-Ánh Vanessa Võ will perform My Lai wi e Kronos Quartet. (Photo: Christine Jade) More recently, Harrington, whose quartet . 28, · e piece was created for e Kronos Quartet, Rinde Eckert, and Vân-Ánh Vanessa Võ, and received its concert premiere at Stanford in ober . e staged production will premiere in Chicago at e Harris eater on Friday, uary 29. Before My Lai, Berger composed ano er piece dedicated to ompson. ompson found out about my piano. 30, · e Kronos Quartet, Rinde Eckert and Van-Anh Vo perform during e world premiere of Jona an Berger's My Lai at e Harris eater on . 29, in Chicago. (Kristen Norman / Chicago Tribune). 17, · When Berger learned of ompson’s story, more an 20 years ago, he felt compelled to portray it in music. Wi a libretto by Harriet Chessman, My Lai features tenor Rinde Eckert as ompson, along wi Kronos Quartet and Vietnamese musician Vân-Ánh VõHe. e entire opera is set in a hospital room in which ompson is in hospice care. 22, · e 90-minute My Lai features e Kronos Quartet, tenor Rinde Eckert and Vietnamese multiinstrumental artist Van-Anh Vanessa Vo. It is composed by . 05, · Kronos Quartet Exploring onstage at Hancher wi ‘My Lai’ Posted on 5, by Mike Kuhlenbeck. It has been nearly 50 years e Mỹ Lai Massacre occurred at e hands of e U.S. military during e Vietnam on ch 16, 1968. Hire Little Village for photo. 08, · ‘My Lai’ at Royce Hall e Center for e Art of Performance at UCLA presents Kronos Quartet, tenor Rinde Eckert and musician Vân-Ánh Võ in a one-night-only performance of My Lai. . 12, · Directed by Connie Field. An examination of one incident in one man's life: Army helicopter pilot Hugh ompson and his discovery and exposure of e My Lai massacre in Vietnam. 21, · Article content continued. ompson’s story forms e backbone of Jona an Berger’s opera titled My Lai. Working wi e Kronos Quartet, Vietnamese musician Van-Anh Vo . Kronos Quartet Brings MY LAI to BAM Next Wave Festival (8, ) read more news Get e latest news, photos & more. Hot stories. Dr. Fauci Speaks to When/How eatre Can Return. 14, · My Lai, by Kronos Quartet, Rinde Eckert, and Vân-Ánh Võ, wi music by Jona an Berger and libretto by Harriet Scott Chessman, will be performed at e BAM Harvey eater from 27—30. Rinde Eckert is a writer, composer, librettist, musician, performer and director. 21, · For My Lai, e string quartet and e vocalist come toge er wi Vietnamese multi-instrumentalist Vân Ánh Vanessa Võ to lay bare e tragedy of e 1968 massacre at My Lai. e Hancher has enjoyed a long and creatively fruitful relationship wi bo e Kronos Quartet . 07, · Kronos Quartet (photo by Jay Blakesberg) Pete Seeger has been part of my life for as long as I can remember, Kronos Quartet founder and first violinist David Harrington says in an announcement for e Grammy-winning ensemble’s new album, Long Time Passing: Kronos Quartet and Friends Celebrate Pete Seeger, out is Friday on Smi sonian. Feb 27, · 1 of 3 e Kronos Quartet, Van-Anh Vo and Rinde Eckert in My Lai Erin Neff Show More Show Less 2 of 3 e Kronos Quartet, Van-Anh Vo and Rinde Eckert in My Lai Erin Neff Show More Show Less 3. e Whistleblower of My Lai premiered in Vietnam for e 50 anniversary commemoration of e massacre where it was seen by one of Vietnam’s foremost film directors Đặng Nhật Minh: I have watched a lot of films about e Vietnam. For e first time I was exposed to a documentary combined wi e power of opera, of music is is a very daring and in ative film. , · e infamous 1968 massacre of Vietnamese villagers by American soldiers at My Lai provides e context for is gripping new work written by Stanford faculty composer Jona an Berger for e Kronos Quartet, tenor Rinde Eckert, and Vietnamese multi-instrumental Vân Ánh Vanessa Võ. Join us for a special online film screening of e Whistleblower of My Lai, a film produced and directed by Connie Field based on Stanford composer Jona an Berger‘s opera My Lai.Stay after e screening for a Q&A wi film producer and director Connie Field, Kronos Quartet‘s David Harrington, dan tranh player Vân-Ánh Võ, and tenor Rinde Eckert along wi director k hiazza. 17, · e My Lai Massacre occurred 50 years ago is week in Vietnam. An opera featuring e Kronos Quartet and Van-Anh Vanessa Vo tells e story . 23, · Kronos Quartet’s My Lai, a fully staged collaboration wi composer Jona an Berger and librettist Harriet Scott Chessman, explores e afterma of a tragic episode in e Vietnam from e perspective of e helicopter pilot who tried to intervene.Berger’s score blends Rinde Eckert’s voice wi e strings of e Kronos Quartet accompanied by traditional Vietnamese instruments. Introduction by e Dean, calendar of events, admissions information and student services. e first ever Kronos Listening Challenge begins tomorrow. For e next 50 days, we will feature one album a day (sometimes two a day) from our catalogue on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. We invite you to listen to all 54 recordings. Read More. e 17, . AVAILABLE NOW! Five new string quartets from Kronos’ Fifty for e Future. 28, · Kronos perform as part of e Tune In online festival, ober 28 at 7 p.m. (Photo: Jay Blakesberg) Ever since its inception in 1973, Kronos Quartet has been pushing e boundaries of music. e San Francisco-based ensemble has made a mission of .