March 28, 2020
To our dear Cabrillo Festival family,
Cabrillo Festival distinguishes itself, not just by the music we play, but by the unique sense of intimacy and connection we create among our musicians, our audiences, our staff and volunteers. That sense of intimacy is at the core of who we are.
The current imperative for “social distancing” is exactly why Cristi, the Board of Directors, and staff believe it is necessary for us to cancel the 2020 Festival season. Even if we begin to emerge from this crisis in the coming weeks or months, the risk is far too high to accept. Because all our artists travel from across the country and the globe to stay in homes with members of our community, we are especially vulnerable; and, in turn, we feel a special sense of responsibility to safeguard those we hold most dear. [read more…]