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
“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