All talks are held at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street, Downtown Santa Cruz, with the exception of the Glennie talk, held at the Del Mar Theatre.
Q&A WITH EVELYN GLENNIE
Wednesday August 2, following 8:00pm film screening
Del Mar Theatre, 1124 Pacific Avenue, Downtown Santa Cruz
Free with film admission – buy tickets from the Del Mar starting in June
Following the screening of Touch the Sound: A Sound Journey with Evelyn Glennie (Thomas Riedelsheimer, 2005), percussionist Evelyn Glennie will answer questions from the audience.
PRE-CONCERT TALK ON OPENING NIGHT
Friday August 4, 7:00-7:30pm
The 2017 season begins with an outdoor Pre-Concert Talk with Cristian Macelaru, hosted by radio producer Robert Pollie, and a special ticketed dinner, prepared by Feast for a King and served alfresco at the Civic Auditorium. Talk is free, dinner reservations required.
MEET THE COMPOSERS
Saturday August 5, 1:30pm
Tickets: $15, Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium Box Office
Inside the Civic Auditorium, an informal discussion moderated by Cristian Macelaru, featuring composers Michael Gandolfi, Clarice Assad, Aaron Jay Kernis, James Stephenson, David T. Little, Cindy McTee and Gabriella Smith. Visit our Look/Listen section to watch videos of past composer forums.
Thursday, August 3 6:15-6:45pm
Composer and lecturer Noah Luna on the Tributes: Part One concert.
Tuesday, August 8 6:15-6:45pm
Composer Q&A moderated by Cabrillo Festival principal flute and writer Tim Munro, including Karim Al-Zand, Chris Rountree, and Gabriela Smith—all featured on the Tributes: Part Two concert.
Thursday, August 10 6:15-6:45pm
Lecturer Kristin Silva Gruesz on the Melville’s Moby-Dick.
Photo (L-R): Nikki Silva and Davia Nelson (AKA The Kitchen Sisters) with Faith Spotted Eagle, Hidden World of Girls panel, 2012. (photo by: r.r. jones)