Pre-Concert Presentation
Saturday, March 22, 2003, 7:00 p.m., Barbican, Silk Street, London, UK

Science advisor University of Iowa Professor Don Gurnett and visual designer Willie Williams will discuss their respective roles in the Kronos Quartet "Sun Rings."

Sun Rings
Kronos Quartet
Saturday, March 22, 2003, 8:30 p.m.
Barbican, Silk Street, London, UK

This multimedia production is based on sounds of space collected by University of Iowa Professor Don Gurnett over a 40-year period. Sun Rings, composed by Terry Riley, is performed by the Kronos Quartet, and includes a visual production created by visual designer Willie Williams.

Sun Rings was commissioned by NASA Arts Program and co-commissioned by the Barbican, Hancher Auditorium, University of Iowa, the National Endowment for the Arts, The Rockefeller Foundation, and other music-presenting organizations.

Kronos Quartet
Terry Riley
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