Symposium: A Meditation on War | Kronos Quartet's "Beyond Zero: 1914-1918"

In conjunction with Kronos Quartet's World Premiere at CalPerformances
Fri, Apr 04, 2014 7:00am to 10:00am
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

An exploration of the themes of the Kronos Quartet's world premiere, Beyond Zero: 1914—1918, which features a score by Aleksandra Vrebalov and film by Bill Morrison, created as a response to the centennial of the outbreak of the First World War.

Historian and journalist Mark Danner will offer thoughts on the historical impact of The Great War and the human costs of warfare in the following century; followed by a roundtable discussion moderated by Francesco Spagnolo of the Magnes Collection with the artistic collaborators, Kronos Quartet's David Harrington; composer Aleksandra Vrebalov, documentary filmmaker Bill Morrison; and Combat Paper Project creator and Iraq War veteran Drew Cameron.


A program of CalPerformances, free and open to the public. 

Please note that the Kronos Quartet will not be performing at this symposium. 


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