Weekly Magazine

THIS WEEK

CABRILLO FEST continues at Santa Cruz Civic (above photo by Crystal Birns). CELLIST MARK KOSOWER returns to Hidden Valley. HAIR grows at The Western Stage. NICE FISH opens a short run at the Cherry Center in Carmel. For links to these and other live performance events, click our CALENDAR or on the ads, left.

PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA ACCOMMODATES WOMEN

NORMAN LEBRECHT reports “The Philadelphia Orchestra has adjusted its upcoming season after criticism that it contained no music by women. [music director is conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin] Two works have been inserted: Perspectives by Canadian composer Stacey Brown, which Yannick premiered in Montreal, and Masquerade by the British composer Anna Clyne.” Clyne is a 2018 Cabrillo Festival composer-in-residence.

BLOCKCHAIN TECH THWARTS SCALPERS

DRUMMER JASON ROBERTS leverages trust between musicians and audiences. 

ZILDJIAN CYMBALS DATE BACK FOUR CENTURIES

CABRILLO FESTIVAL percussion always includes Zildjian cymbals, as did Mozart and Haydn in the late 18th century by including Turkish janissary band percussion in their music. Click HERE   

MARCEL MARCEAU, MIME & NAZI RESISTER

A NEW BIOGRAPHY by Shawn Wen.

HOW SHAKESPEARE USED MUSIC TO TELL STORIES

INCLUDES a Renaissance music video. Click HERE

SARAH McKENZIE COMES TO KUUMBWA FRIDAY

 

FRESH REVIEWS

CABRILLO FESTIVAL first weekend concerts. Click HERE

NEXT WEEK

HALIDA DINOVA plays for the Aptos Keyboard Series. EXACTLY by Tim Woods opens at Mountain Community Theater in Ben Lomond. EMMET COHEN TRIO at Kuumbwa. TRIASSIC PARQ THE MUSICAL opens at Paper Wing in Monterey.

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Scott MacClelland, editor; Rebecca CR Brooks, associate editor