Weekly Update

NewGoodwin_MannyEspinoza78TH CARMEL BACH FESTIVAL BEGINS

PAUL GOODWIN’S fifth season offers more than 60 concerts and events, many free. Main (evening & Sunday afternoon) Concerts include JS Bach’s “Sleepers Awake,” Saint John Passion, complete Brandenburg concertos, Haydn’s “Harmonie” Mass, Mozart’s The Magic Flute, Bartók’s Divertimento and Dvořák’s Serenade for Strings, and Beethoven’s 7th Symphony. To see them all in a row, click HERE

CABRILLO STAGE SEASON OPENS

SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK now in repertory with MARY POPPINS opening July 24. Click on our CALENDAR, or the ad at left.

MUSIC RETURNS TO MONTEREY USD SCHOOLS

AS OF THIS FALL, Monterey Peninsula Unified School District is restoring music education to all its schools, K-12, in Monterey, Seaside and Marina, according to Superintendent PK Diffenbaugh, after his first year on the job. Monterey County Arts Council ED Paulette Lynch’s advocacy on behalf of all the arts in public schools is already making an impact.

THE RIPPLE EFFECT INSPIRATION

A GLOBAL RESPONSE to the power of music, Jerry Garcia and The Grateful Dead. Click HERE

CABRILLO FEST’S ALSOP GOING TO CUBA

JUST IN: Marin Alsop is first American to conduct the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba, this October. Pianist Lang Lang will join them.

ANATOMY OF THE SINGING VOICE

BBC AUDIO DOCUMENTARY makes new discoveries that might change how singing is taught, with musical illustrations. Click HERE

FED UP WITH RELAXING MUSIC?TomService

“I LIKE MUSIC that makes me stressed,” says Tom Service in The Guardian. (I’m with him.) Click HERE

PERFORMING ARTS PEOPLE

GUITARIST TERRENCE FARRELL, well-known on the Monterey Peninsula for playing in restaurants and hotels, enjoys an international career. Click HERE

NEW THEATER REVIEWS

SWEET CHARITY at MPC and Into the Woods at The Western Stage. Click HERE

Scott MacClelland, editor