Weekly Magazine

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SANTA CRUZ DANCE WEEK

OPENS THIS THURSDAY, 5:30-9pm, with “Dancing in the Streets.” Click HERE

“MUSIC WITH TEETH”

REPORTED BY JIM COTTER. We know Roomful of Teeth from a 2014 appearance at the Carmel Bach Festival.

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMING UP THIS WEEK

CLASSICAL MUSIC

MONTEREY SYMPHONY continues to celebrate Shakespeare with arias from Verdi’s powerful opera Otello. Soprano Cyndia Sieden also sings the final movement of Mahler’s Fourth Symphony. Plus conductor Max Bragado-Darman welcomes Sal Ferrantelli and his I Cantori singers in the finale from Johannes Brahms’ Requiem. CAMILLE COUTURE makes her debut as Ariose Singers’ new music director celebrating Earth Day in performances at Calvary Episcopal in Santa Cruz.

THEATER A-PLENTY

INCLUDING: MPC THEATRE opens CS Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe, for two weekends only. PAPER WING opens Heather Flescher’s Daughters of Nothing, for two weekends only. TOM PARKS’ new play, The Last Word, premieres at the Cherry Center in Carmel.

DETAILS AND LINKS on our CALENDAR 

TWO MORE 2017-18 CLASSICAL SEASONS ANNOUNCED

CHAMBER MUSIC MONTEREY BAY has announced its five artists, scheduled between October and April, and including the Miró String Quartet, Morgenstern Trio, Claremont Trio, Carnegie Hall-affiliate Decoda and Enso String Quartet. Each program contains a new or unfamiliar late 20th century work. For its 91st season, the CARMEL MUSIC SOCIETY runs from October through June, opening with a solo piano recital by Orion Weiss, and continuing with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, American String Quartet, Israeli Chamber Project, pianist Jeremy Denk, and concluding with its biennial solo piano competition. All concerts by both presenters are performed at Sunset Center in Carmel.

WHAT IS A ‘WASTING ENDOWMENT’?

AND WHY HAS THE Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund made such an impact? Click HERE

WARRIORS OF HULA

 

 

 

 

 

 

A REISSUE OF STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER

MICHAEL KURTZ, founder of the annual Record Store Day, celebrates the return of vinyl again this Saturday and provides compelling statistics on 3,000 independent records stores worldwide. (Peak vinyl sales, in 1977, totaled 344 million; in 2006, 0.9 million; in 2015, 16.9 million.) Click HERE  

IS THIS SHAKESPEARE’S FIRST CRITIC?

UNKNOWN 17TH CENTURY SCHOLAR discovered, yet remains unidentified. Click HERE

FOR ALL WIDOWS AND WIDOWERS

AND THOSE who by fortune or choice live their lives alone.

WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS recites his own “The lake isle of Innisfree.” 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JUDY COLLINS SINGS Innisfree, composed by Hamilton Camp. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRESH REVIEW

THE NETHER, at Center Stage in Santa Cruz. Click HERE

Scott MacClelland, editor; Rebecca RC Brooks, associate editor