Weekly Magazine

THIS WEEK

SHAKESPEARE’S ROMEO & JULIET opens in the Grove at DeLaveaga Park in Santa Cruz. TRIAL BY JURY by G&S at Cabrillo College Thursday only. PIANIST YOONIE HAN (above) plays Reynaldo Hahn* in Aptos. DJANGO ALL-STARS at Kuumbwa. BACH FESITIVAL continues in Carmel. For links to these and other live performance events, click our CALENDAR 

SANTA CRUZ CHAMBER PLAYERS 2018-19 SEASON

VIOLINIST ROY MALAN is concert director for Brahms in September. AMERICAN VOICES in November. WILD COAST BRASS in January. VIOLINIST REBECCA JACKSON is concert director in February. DEREK TAM will lead “Chinese Baroque” in March. PIANIST IVAN ROSENBLUM directs “Madness and Music” in April. All concert pairs at Christ Lutheran Church in Aptos. 

*REYNALDO HAHN PLAYS AND SINGS HIS OWN

MARIN ALSOP LAUNCHES BERNSTEIN CELEBRATION

SHE CONDUCTS Chicago Symphony Orchestra with violinist Joshua Bell in a recreation of Bernstein’s original NY Philharmonic program at Ravinia. Click HERE  

MONTEREY’S DALÍ17 MUSEUM BEING SUED

THE FUNDACIÓ GALA-SALVADOR DALÍ in Figueres, Spain has sued the museum Dalí17 in Monterey, over its use of the artist’s name and imagery. Click HERE  

WHY HAMILTON IS THE OPERA FOR OUR TIME

Click HERE  

INGMAR BERGMAN TURNS 100

SWEDISH THEATER/FILM DIRECTOR always chose his music with great care. Woody Allen has been a notable imitator. Criterion to issue 39 Bergman films in November on Blu-ray. A bargain at $300. Click HERE  

A LIFE AS A CARTOON

TARA STRONG has a voice everyone has heard.

FRESH REVIEWS

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME in Carmel. Click HERE

JS BACH’S MATTHÄUS-PASSION at Carmel Bach Festival. Click HERE

NEXT WEEK

CABRILLO FESTIVAL OF CONTEMPORARY MUSIC opens in Santa Cruz. CHOREOGRAPHER’S SHOWCASE presents new dance works at SpectorDance in Marina. THE FANTASTICKS opens at Monterey Peninsula College. SINGER/TRUMPETER Bria Skonberg comes to Kuumbwa. THE PRODUCERS takes Cabrillo Stage. THE FLICK opens at Hartnell College.

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Scott MacClelland, editor; Rebecca CR Brooks, associate editor