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The Odyssey: Stories of the Boat People


Time: Nov. 2, 2018, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Location: Hendricks Chapel

Part of the Syracuse Symposium

Part of the Syracuse Symposium series.

Vân-Ánh Vanessa VÕ (Hanoi, Vietnam)

Created to mark the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War, “The Odyssey” shares stories of the boat people through live music and video. Composer/videographer Vân-Ánh Vanessa VÕ structured the work to convey the personal and spiritual journey of refugees, past and present.

“The Odyssey” was commissioned by Yerba Buena Center for the Arts San Francisco; Creative Work Fund; Lam Family; and Pham & Do Family. Vo performs with Society for New Music all-stars.

S.U. faculty, staff & students admitted free with valid ID. Visit SNM website or call 315-251-1151 for details.

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Additional supporters:

  • Religion Deptartment
  • Newhouse Schoo of Public Communications
  • Setnor School of Music
  • CNY Arts
  • Syracuse City HS & MS presentations

Neva Pilgrim, Society for New Music