Weekly Update

WEST SIDE STORY OPENS ON WESTERN STAGE

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Cast, from left, “Riff” Michael McDonald, “Tony” Ezra Hernandez, “Maria” Tasha Tormey, “Bernardo” Javi Harny and “Anita” Roxana Sanchez. Photo by Richard Green. See our Calendar for details HERE.

PERFORMING ARTS PEOPLE
This week’s PAP person is West Side Story director Jon Selover, artistic director of The Western Stage. Click HERE.

LAST OF CABRILLO FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND

This Saturday in Santa Cruz Timothy McAllister will solo in the West Coast premiere of guest composer John Adams’ Saxophone Concerto. Sunday, 4 and 7:30pm, at Mission San Juan Bautista, violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg is soloist for two new works, one each by Clarice Assad and Michael Daugherty, both returning composers in residence. Click HERE.

TWO GREAT PIANO JAZZ CONCERTS

The John Pizzarelli Quartet plays Sunday at Kuumbwa in Santa Cruz. On Monday, Chick Corea & The Vigil play the Rio Theatre. Consult our Calendar for contact links HERE.

SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAIN SOL FESTIVAL
Twenty artists play Saturday and Sunday, starting at 11am, at Roaring Camp in Felton. Our Calendar links to the details, HERE.

FRESH REVIEWS

Last week’s Carmel Bach Festival concert at Carmel Mission Basilica, La serenissima. Plus the first two Cabrillo Festival orchestra concerts from last Friday and Saturday. Click here to read both. Click HERE.

Choreographer’s Showcase at SpectorDance in Marina and its full range of styles and expression. Click HERE.

Scott MacClelland, editor