Wednesday, January 22, 2003,
7:30 p.m., University of Houston Clear Lake Theater, Bayou Bldg.,
2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston
NASA Arts Program Coordinator Bert Ulrich,
project advisor University of Iowa Professor Don Gurnett, and
Kronos Quartet artistic director David Harrington will discuss
their respective roles in the Kronos Quartet "Sun Rings."
Thursday, January 23, 2003, 8:00 p.m.
Worthan Center's Cullen Theater, Houston
This multimedia production is based on
sounds of space collected by University of Iowa
Professor Don Gurnett over a 40-year period. Sun Rings
was composed by Terry Riley, performed by the Kronos Quartet,
and includes a visual
production created by visual designer Willie Williams.
was commissioned by NASA Arts Program and co-commissioned by
the Society of Performing Arts, University of Houston
Clear Lake, Hancher Auditorium, University of Iowa,
the National Endowment for the Arts, The Rockefeller
Foundation, and other music-presenting organizations.
Willie Williams - Select 'Tours and
Live Shows' to see images from Kronos Sun Rings
Space Plasma Wave Research Group
The Department of Physics and Astronomy
The University of Iowa