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August 2017
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Open Rehearsal

August 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Rehearsal for Departures

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Open Rehearsal: Conductors Workshop

August 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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The culmination of the Conductors Training Workshop.

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$18

Touch the Sound film screening

August 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Del Mar Theatre, 1124 Pacific Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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TOUCH THE SOUND film screening Followed by Q&A with Evelyn Glennie! In Touch the Sound: A Sound Journey with Evelyn Glennie, German documentary filmmaker Thomas Riedelsheimer (Rivers and Tides) turned his camera on percussionist Evelyn Glennie who is profoundly deaf and experiences sound through vibration and touch. Using Glennie’s unique musical sensibilities as a jumping-off point, he allows viewers to feel like we’re hearing the world for the very first time. A Q&A session with Glennie follows the screening! Purchase…

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Open Rehearsal

August 3 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Rehearsal for Departures

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Pre-Rehearsal Talk with Noah Luna

August 3 @ 6:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Composer and Lecturer Noah Luna on the Tributes: Part One concert.

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Open Rehearsal

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Rehearsal for Tributes: Part One

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$32

Alfresco Dinner on Opening Night

August 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Enjoy dinner with friends on Opening Night, catered by Feast for a King and served al fresco in front of the Civic Auditorium. Paired with a talk on the outdoor stage with new Music Director Cristian Macelaru! Reservations required.

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Pre-Concert Talk on Opening Night

August 4 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Cristian Macelaru, Cabrillo Festival's new music director and conductor, interviewed by radio and podcast producer Robert Pollie.

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$42 - $70

Opening Night: DEPARTURES

August 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Michael Gandolfi: Points of Departure (World Premiere, re-orchestrated for full orchestra, Festival commission) Clarice Assad: Percussion Concerto AD INFINITUM (Evelyn Glennie, percussion) (World Premiere, Festival Commission) Aaron Jay Kernis: Second Symphony Tickets and concert information

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Church Street Fair

August 5 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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A celebration of the best of Santa Cruz! Two full days of art, food and wine and non-stop music and dance performances on the outdoor stage. More information...

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