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All performances are at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium with the exception of Music in the Mountains at Nestldown.
James MacMillan: Death of Oscar Christopher Rouse: Oboe Concerto (Katherine Needleman, oboe) [West Coast Premiere] Christopher Rouse: Thunderstuck [West Coast Premiere] Anna Clyne: RIFT a symphonic ballet (Kitty McNamee, choreographer, Hysterica Dance Co.) [World Premiere | Festival …read more »
John Adams: Lola Montez Does The Spider Dance [World Premiere | Festival Commission] John Adams: Absolute Jest (Attacca String Quartet) Michael Kropf: Title TBA (World Premiere | Festival Commission) Kevin Puts: The City with film (James Bortolomeo, director) [West Coast premiere | Festival …read more »
Maestra Alsop shines the spotlight on the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra, and the remarkable players that make it so extraordinary. The Festival’s core performance group, an ensemble of sixty-eight professional musicians, come to Santa Cruz from all over the …read more »
Marlos Nobre: Kabbalah [West Coast Premiere] Osvaldo Golijov: Oceana (The Choral Project, choir; Alicia Olatuja, vocalist; Los Angeles Duo-guitarists Donovan Butez and Bryan Fasola; boy soprano TBA) John Corigliano: Symphony No. …read more »