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A new staging of Jonathan Berger's "My Lai"

February 27, 2018

Stanford composer Jonathan Berger's My Lai, inspired by the writings of American helicopter pilot Hugh Thompson and with a libretto by Harriet Scott Chessman, has received a new, fully staged production at Cal Performances featuring Kronos Quartet, Vietnamese instrumentalist Vân-Ành Vð, and tenor Rinde EckertMy Lai premiered at Stanford's Bing Concert Hall in 2015.

Several public events in conjunction with My Lai will be taking place, including a Panel Discussion with Kronos Quartet, Jonathan Berger, and Harriet Scott Chessman at Berkeley Art Museum (March 3) and a film series at Berkeley Museum of Art and Pacific Film Archive.