All talks are held at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street, Downtown Santa Cruz, unless otherwise noted.
PRE-CONCERT DINNER & TALK ON OPENING NIGHT
FRIDAY, August 2 | dinner: 6:00pm, talk: 7:00-7:30pm Talk is free, dinner tickets are required.
The 2019 season begins with an outdoor pre-concert talk and a special ticketed dinner served alfresco at the Civic Auditorium, when Tim Munro moderates a conversation about When There Are Nine with Cristi Macelaru, composer Kristin Kuster, poet Megan Levad and Roomful of Teeth Artistic Director Brad Wells.
MEET THE COMPOSERS
SATURDAY, August 4 | 1:30pm $15, order tickets
Inside the Civic Auditorium, a discussion moderated by Cristi Macelaru featuring a panel of composers-in-residence.
Visit our Look/Listen section to watch videos of past composer forums.
THURSDAY, August 1, 6:15-6:45pm Free
Tim Munro hosts a Q&A panel with orchestra members
WEDNESDAY, August 7, 6:15-6:45pm Free
UCSC Professor Gail Hershatter talks about Nu Shu
WYNTON AND CRISTI IN CONVERSATION
SUNDAY, August 11, 3:30-4:30pm $15, order tickets
Cristi Macelaru interviews composer Wynton Marsalis about music-making and the works to be performed this evening; includes questions submitted by audience in advance. Submit your questions here!
Photo: 2017 Meet the Composers (photo: r.r. jones)