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Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium

307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

August 2016

Free Family Concert – Mr. Smith’s Composition

August 7, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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The Festival’s wildly popular Free Family Concert introduces kids to the wonderful world of orchestral music. Featuring the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra, conducted by Marin Alsop and Alexandra Arrieche. Includes a Tour of the Orchestra...

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IN THE BLUE ROOM: STICKS & REEDS

August 7, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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$30

Chamber concert featuring performances by the extraordinary percussionists and oboists of the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra; accompanied by screenings of short documentaries by Sasha Friedlander...

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Open Rehearsal

August 9, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Marin Alsop and the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra. Rehearsal for works in the COURAGE & CONNECTION concert: Miller, Higdon, Bates.

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Open Rehearsal

August 9, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Marin Alsop and the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra. Rehearsal for works in the MEMORY & MEANING concert: Nobre, Golijov, Corigliano.

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Open Rehearsal

August 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Marin Alsop and the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra. Rehearsal for works in the COURAGE & CONNECTION concert: Higdon, Miller, Bates.

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Open Rehearsal

August 10, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Free

Marin Alsop and the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra. Rehearsal for works in the MEMORY & MEANING concert: Nobre, Golijov, Corigliano.

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Open Rehearsal

August 11, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Free

Marin Alsop and the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra. Rehearsal for works in the COURAGE & CONNECTION concert: Higdon, Miller, Bates.

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Pre-Rehearsal Talk

August 11, 2016 @ 6:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Philip Collins, composer, lecturer and New Music Works’ artistic director, on the Memory & Meaning orchestra concert works.

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Open Rehearsal

August 11, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Free

Marin Alsop and the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra. Rehearsal for works in the MEMORY & MEANING concert: Nobre, Golijov, Corigliano.

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COURAGE & CONNECTION – Orchestra Concert

August 12, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Reflected in this program are Alsop’s fortitude as a visionary and leader, her respect for the value of building relationships, and her regard for the depth of talent seated within her beloved Festival Orchestra. She kicks off our second weekend with a work by long-time assistant principal oboist...

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Student Staff Ensemble Concert

August 13, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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A free concert featuring original works composed and performed by the young members of the Festival’s Student Staff program.

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MEMORY & MEANING – Orchestra Concert

August 13, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Three powerful and vivid works close out this year’s Cabrillo Festival, paying heartfelt tribute and poignant adieu. Tonight Alsop introduces us to the work of composer Marlos Nobre, considered by many to be the greatest contemporary Brazilian composer of his time...

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Dessert Reception for Audience and Orchestra

August 13, 2016 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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A toast to the Maestra! Audience, orchestra and artists are invited to savor the last moments of this very special season over cake and bubbly immediately following the MEMORY & MEANING concert.

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July 2017

Donors Concert

July 29, 2017 @ 4:45 pm - 6:15 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Free for donors of $250 or more, and all those who have made the Three Steps to the Future pledge, this special event includes a reception and a chamber concert of contemporary works featuring musicians of the Festival Orchestra. Learn more...

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First Open Rehearsal

July 30, 2017 @ 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 these Departures works: KERNIS: Second Symphony GANDOLFI: Points of Departure: Cabrillo

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Open Rehearsal

July 31, 2017 @ 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 Tributes: Part One MCTEE: Double Play LITTLE: The Conjured Life FRANK: Three Latin American Dances STEPHENSON: Violin Concerto (w/ soloist)

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August 2017

Open Rehearsal

August 1, 2017 @ 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 Tributes: Part One STEPHENSON: Violin Concerto (w/ soloist) MCTEE: Double Play LITTLE: The Conjured Life FRANK: Three Latin American Dances

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Orchestra Concert: IN THE WORKS

August 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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The highlight event of the Conductors/Composers Workshop, this special free concert features three new works by composers under age 30, performed by the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra led in rotation by six emerging conductors. No tickets required.

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Open Rehearsal

August 2, 2017 @ 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 ASSAD: AD INFINITUM (w/ soloist) KERNIS: Second Symphony GANDOLFI: Points of Departure: Cabrillo

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Open Rehearsal: Conductors Workshop

August 2, 2017 @ 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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Open Rehearsal

August 3, 2017 @ 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 ASSAD: AD INFINITUM (w/ soloist) KERNIS: Second Symphony GANDOLFI: Points of Departure: Cabrillo

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Pre-Rehearsal Talk with Noah Luna

August 3, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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 STEPHENSON: Violin Concerto (w/ soloist) MCTEE: Double Play LITTLE: The Conjured Life FRANK: Three Latin American Dances

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Alfresco Dinner on Opening Night

August 4, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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$32

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, 2017 @ 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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Opening Night: DEPARTURES

August 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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$42 – $70

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, 2017 @ 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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Meet the Composers Forum

August 5, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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$15

A Q&A featuring composers in residence, moderated by Maestro Cristian Macelaru. More information...

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Orchestra Concert: TRIBUTES Part One

August 5, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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$37 – $65

Gabriela Lena Frank: Three Latin American Dances James Stephenson: Concerto for Violin Tributes (Jennifer Frautschi, violin) (West Coast Premiere) David T. Little: The Conjured Life Commemorating Lou Harrison’s Centenary (World Premiere|Festival commission) Cindy McTee: Double Play Tickets and concert information...  

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Church Street Fair

August 6, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 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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FREE FAMILY CONCERT

August 6, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Includes a Tour of the Orchestra! Michael Gandolfi: Pinocchio’s Adventures in Funland (Gemma New, conductor: Cristian Măcelaru, narrator) Tickets and concert information...

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In the Blue Room with Clarice Assad

August 6, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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$30

A chamber concert featuring Clarice Assad (piano/vocals) with Keita Ogawa (percussion). Tickets and concert information...

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Open Rehearsal

August 8, 2017 @ 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 Con Brio BOLCOM: Symphony No. 9 MCTEE: Symphony No. 1: Ballet for Orchestra Gerald BARRY: Piano Concerto (w/ soloist)

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Pre-Rehearsal Talk with Tim Munro

August 8, 2017 @ 6:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Cabrillo Festival Orchestra principal flute Tim Munro moderates a Q&A with the composers of the Tributes: Part Two concert.

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Open Rehearsal

August 8, 2017 @ 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 2 AL-ZAND: The Prisoner (w/ soloist) HEGGIE: Moby-Dick Orchestral Suite ROUNTREE: Overture to La Haine SMITH: Field Guide

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Open Rehearsal

August 9, 2017 @ 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 Con Brio BARRY: Piano Concerto (w/ soloist) WIDMANN: Con Brio BOLCOM: Symphony No. 9 MCTEE: Symphony No. 1

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Open Rehearsal

August 9, 2017 @ 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 Tributes: Part 2 AL-ZAND: The Prisoner (w/ soloist) HEGGIE: Moby-Dick Orchestral Suite ROUNTREE: Overture to La Haine SMITH: Field Guide

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Open Rehearsal

August 10, 2017 @ 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 Con Brio BOLCOM: Symphony No. 9 BARRY: Piano Concerto (w/ soloist) WIDMANN: Con Brio MCTEE: Symphony No. 1

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Pre-Rehearsal Talk

August 10, 2017 @ 6:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Lecturer Kristen Silva Gruesz on Melville's Moby-Dick.

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Open Rehearsal

August 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Free

Rehearsal for Tributes: Part 2 AL-ZAND: The Prisoner (w/ soloist) HEGGIE: Moby-Dick Orchestral Suite ROUNTREE: Overture to La Haine SMITH: Field Guide

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Orchestra Concert: CON BRIO

August 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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$37 – $65

William Bolcom: Symphony No. 9 (West Coast Premiere) Gerald Barry: Piano Concerto (Jason Hardink, piano) (US Premiere) Jörg Widmann: Con Brio Cindy McTee: Symphony No. 1: Ballet for Orchestra Tickets and concert information...

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Student Staff Ensemble Concert

August 12, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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You've seen them as friendly ushers at Festival Orchestra concerts, now see them shine as the Student Staff Ensemble in a performance of original and innovative works! Tickets not required. The Student Staff Ensemble performs a free concert at the Santa Cruz Civic. Photo by rr jones.

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Orchestra Concert: TRIBUTES Part Two

August 12, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Grand Finale concert of the 2017 season! Jake Heggie: Moby-Dick Orchestral Suite (World Premiere, arranged by Cristian Macelaru, Festival Commission) Christopher Rountree: Overture to La Haine (World Premiere, Festival Commission/Pacific Harmony Foundation) Gabriella Smith: Field Study (World Premiere, Festival Commission) Karim Al-Zand: The Prisoner (Jonathan Lemalu, bass baritone) (World Premiere, Festival Commission) Tickets and concert information...

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July 2018

Donors Concert

July 28, 2018 @ 4:45 pm - 6:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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In recognition of the important commitment made by our donors of $250 or more, and all those who have made the Three Steps to the Future pledge, we are thrilled to reprise our very special Donors Concert this season. The event begins at 4:45pm in the lobby of the Civic Auditorium with a welcome reception featuring tempting bites from Soif, Oswald, Ella’s at the Airport, paired with wines from Windy Oaks, Storrs and Equinox. At 5:30 we open the hall…

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First Open Rehearsal (Aural Histories)

July 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Come to the Civic Auditorium to watch Cristi and the Festival Orchestra play the first notes of the 2018 season! Open Rehearsals continue nearly every weekday through August 10. Today's rehearsal program: Huang RUO: Folksongs for Orchestra Dan DEDIU: Grana Zosha DI CASTRI: Dear Life (with Mary Mackenzie, soprano) Pande SHAHOV: Piano Concerto (no soloist)

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Open Rehearsal (After Dixieland)

July 30, 2018 @ 2:30 am - 5:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Today's rehearsal program: Gabriela Lena FRANK: Walkabout, Concerto for Orchestra Vivian FUNG: Dust Devils Kristin KUSTER: Rain On It

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Open Rehearsal (After Dixieland)

July 31, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Today's rehearsal program: Gabriela Lena FRANK: Walkabout, Concerto for Orchestra Kristin KUSTER: Rain On It William BOLCOM: Concerto in D for Violin (with Philippe Quint, violin)

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In The Works Orchestra Concert

July 31, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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A special free concert featuring new works by three young composers conducted in rotation by six emerging conductors, the culmination of the prestigious Conductors/Composers Workshop. No tickets required.

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August 2018

Open Rehearsal (Aural Histories)

August 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Today's rehearsal program: Pande SHAHOV: Piano Concerto (with Simon Trpceski, piano) Huang RUO: Folksongs for Orchestra Dan DEDIU: Grana Zosha DI CASTRI: Dear Life (with Mary Mackenzie, soprano)

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Open Rehearsal (Conductors Workshop)

August 1, 2018 @ 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 Workshop, the program features standard repertoire performed by the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra led in rotation by emerging conductors.

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Open Rehearsal (Aural Histories)

August 2, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Today's rehearsal program: Dan DEDIU: Grana Huang RUO: Folksongs for Orchestra Pande SHAHOV: Piano Concerto (with Simon Trpceski, piano) Zosha DI CASTRI: Dear Life (with Mary Mackenzie, soprano)

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Pre-Rehearsal Talk with Prue Ashurst

August 2, 2018 @ 6:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Prue Ashurst is an educator, choral director and lecturer. Prue has made the pilgrimage from her native Australia to the Festival for many years, and this year we are thrillled that she will give us a Pre-Rehearsal Talk on the After Dixieland concert program!

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Open Rehearsal (After Dixieland)

August 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Today's rehearsal program, please note this represents a change from earlier published schedule: Di Castri - Dear Life (with Mary Mackenzie) Fung - Dust Devils Bolcom - Concerto in D for Violin (with Philippe Quint) Frank - Walkabout Dediu - Grana

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Opening Night: Aural Histories | Orchestra Concert

August 3, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Pre-concert Festivities: 6:30pm Ticketed al fresco dinner catered by Feast for a King 7:00pm Free talk with Cristi Macelaru 8:00pm Aural Histories Orchestra Concert: Huang Ruo Folksongs for Orchestra Zosha Di Castri Dear Life (Mary Mackenzie, soprano) Pande Shahov Piano Concerto No. 2 (Simon Trpceski, piano) Dan Dediu Grana 

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Pre-Concert Talk with Sarah Cahill and Cristi Macelaru

August 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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KALW host Sarah Cahill talks with Music Director Cristi Macelaru, including answering questions from Festival audience members received online in advance. Submit your questions here!

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MEET THE COMPOSERS

August 4, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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$15

SATURDAY August 4 | 1:30pm $15, order tickets here Inside the Civic Auditorium, a discussion moderated by Cristian Macelaru features composers-in-residence Karim Al-Zand, William Bolcom, Zosha Di Castri, Dan Dediu, Gabriela Lena Frank, Vivian Fung, Kristin Kuster, Huang Ruo, Pande Shahov, and Peter Shin. Visit our Look/Listen section to watch videos of past composer forums.

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After Dixieland | Orchestra Concert

August 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Vivian Fung Dust Devils William Bolcom Concerto for Violin in D (Philippe Quint, violin) Kristin Kuster Rain On It Gabriela Lena Frank Walkabout, Concerto for Orchestra

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Free Family Concert: Parizade and the Singing Tree

August 5, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Karim Al-Zand Parizade and the Singing Tree (Nora el Samahy, narrator) This lively concert is designed to introduce young ones of all ages to the world of symphonic music, and includes a fun and interactive Tour of the Orchestra!

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Kronos Quartet In the Blue Room

August 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Kronos Quartet performs a chamber music concert at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium.

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Pre-Rehearsal Talk with Tim Munro

August 7, 2018 @ 6:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Tim Munro moderates a panel discussion with Orchestra players, including Matt Albert, Bharat Chandra, Jennifer Humphries, and Craig Morris.

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Open Rehearsal (Of Other Worlds)

August 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Today's rehearsal program: Michael GANDOLFI: Garden of Cosmic Speculation pt. 1 Pierre JALBERT: In Terra Missy Mazzoli: Sinfonia (for Orbiting Spheres)

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Open Rehearsal (Notes from a Journey)

August 8, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Today's rehearsal program: Anna CLYNE: Abstractions Sean SHEPHERD: Melt Andrea TARRODI: Liguria

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Pre-Rehearsal Talk with Robert Pollie

August 8, 2018 @ 6:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Former KUSP radio producer (of the Seventh Avenue Project) Robert Pollie interviews composer John Corigliano about his Piano Concerto.

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Open Rehearsal (Notes from a Journey)

August 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Today's rehearsal program: John CORIGLIANO: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (with Philip Edward Fisher, piano) Peter SHIN: Hypercolor

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Open Rehearsal (Of Other Worlds)

August 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Today's rehearsal program: Pierre JALBERT: In Terra Michael GANDOLFI: Garden of Cosmic Speculation pt. 1 Nico MUHLY: Impossible Things (with Nicholas Phan, tenor and Justin Bruns, violin) Anna CLYNE: Within Her Arms (rehearsal for Community Night Performance)

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Community Night “Pay What You Can” Concert

August 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Pay what you can and experience a concert of very special works performed by Cabrillo Festival musicians.

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Open Rehearsal (Of Other Worlds)

August 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Today's rehearsal program: Missy Mazzoli: Sinfonia (for Orbiting Spheres) Michael GANDOLFI: Garden of Cosmic Speculation pt. 1 Pierre JALBERT: In Terra Nico MUHLY: Impossible Things (with Nicholas Phan, tenor and Justin Bruns, violin)

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Open Rehearsal (Notes from a Journey)

August 10, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Today's rehearsal program: John CORIGLIANO: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (with Philip Edward Fisher, piano) Andrea TARRODI: Liguria Anna CLYNE: Abstractions Sean SHEPHERD: Melt Peter SHIN: Hypercolor

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Notes from a Journey | Orchestra Concert

August 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Andrea Tarrodi Liguria  John Corigliano Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (Philip Edward Fisher, piano) Sean Shepherd Melt Peter Shin Hypercolor Anna Clyne Abstractions

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Student Staff Ensemble Concert

August 12, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Hear the future of new music in this free concert of original works programmed, presented, produced and performed by the adventurous 16-24 year-old members of Cabrillo Festival's Student Staff Program!  

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Of Other Worlds | Orchestra Concert

August 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Pierre Jalbert In Terra Nico Muhly Impossible Things (Nicholas Phan, tenor; Justin Bruns, violin) Missy Mazzoli Sinfonia (for Orbiting Spheres) Michael Gandolfi Garden of Cosmic Speculation Part 1  

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July 2019

Donors Concert

July 27, 2019 @ 4:45 pm - 6:15 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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In recognition of the important commitment made by our donors of $250 or more, we are thrilled to reprise our very special Donors Concert. Reception begins at 4:45pm, concert begins at 5:30pm.

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First Open Rehearsal (Notorious)

July 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Come to the Civic Auditorium to watch Cristi and the Festival Orchestra play the first notes of the 2019 season! Open Rehearsals continue nearly every weekday through Friday, August 9.

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Open Rehearsal (Contrasts)

July 29, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Today’s rehearsal program: Du YUN: Kraken Jake HEGGIE: The Work at Hand (with Jamie Barton, mezzo and Inbal Segev, cello) Dan DEDIU: Levante To see entire rehearsal schedule at once, or download a printable version in July, click here. Please note rehearsal schedule is subject to change.

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Open Rehearsal (Contrasts)

July 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Today’s rehearsal program: Anna CLYNE: DANCE for cello and orchestra (with Inbal Segev, cello) Dan DEDIU: Levante Du YUN: Kraken Caroline SHAW: Entr’acte for string orchestra To see entire rehearsal schedule at once, or download a printable version in July, click here. Please note rehearsal schedule is subject to change.

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In The Works | Orchestra Concert

July 30, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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You’ll find yourself at the very center of contemporary music-making with a special free concert featuring new works by three young composers conducted in rotation by six emerging conductors. Don’t miss the excitement when the creative sparks fly!

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Open Rehearsal (Notorious)

July 31, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Today’s rehearsal program: Kristin KUSTER: When There Are Nine (with Jamie Barton, mezzo and Roomful of Teeth, vocal ensemble) Melody EOTVOS: The Saqqara Bird To see entire rehearsal schedule at once, or download a printable version in July, click here. Please note rehearsal schedule is subject to change.

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Open Rehearsal (Conductors Workshop)

July 31, 2019 @ 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 Workshop, the program features standard repertoire performed by the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra led in rotation by emerging conductors.

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August 2019

Open Rehearsal (Notorious)

August 1, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Today’s rehearsal program: Kristin KUSTER: When There Are Nine (with Jamie Barton, mezzo and Roomful of Teeth,  vocal ensemble) Nina YOUNG: Agnosco Veteris Caroline SHAW: Entr’acte for string orchestra To see entire rehearsal schedule at once, or download a printable version in July, click here. Please note rehearsal schedule is subject to change.

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Pre-Rehearsal Talk with Tim Munro

August 1, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Tim Munro, principal flutist, moderates a panel discussion with Festival Orchestra members.

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Open Rehearsal (Contrasts)

August 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Today’s rehearsal program: Du YUN: Kraken Anna CLYNE: DANCE for cello and orchestra (with Inbal Segev, cello) Jake HEGGIE: The Work at Hand (with Jamie Barton, mezzo and Inbal Segev, cello) Dan DEDIU: Levante To see entire rehearsal schedule at once, or download a printable version in July, click here. Please note rehearsal schedule is subject to change.

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Opening Night: Notorious | Orchestra Concert

August 2, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Pre-concert Festivities: 6:30pm Ticketed al fresco dinner; 7:00pm Free talk with Cristi Măcelaru. 8:00pm Notorious Orchestra Concert, featuring: Nina C. Young – Agnosco Veteris; Caroline Shaw – Entr’acte for string orchestra; Melody Eötvös – The Saqqara Bird; Kristin Kuster – When There Are Nine (Jamie Barton, mezzo-soprano; Roomful of Teeth, vocal ensemble)

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Pre-Concert Talk with Tim Munro, Cristi Macelaru and When There Are Nine artists

August 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Principal flutist Tim Munro moderates an outdoor pre-concert conversation about When There Are Nine with Music Director Cristi Macelaru, composer Kristin Kuster, poet Megan Levad and Roomful of Teeth Artistic Director Brad Wells.

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Meet The Composers

August 3, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Inside the Civic Auditorium, a discussion moderated by Music Director Cristi Macelaru featuring a panel of composers-in-residence.

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Community Sing with Roomful of Teeth

August 3, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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You’re invited to join in a free Community Sing with Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth! Learn extended vocal technique as together we raise our voices in sound and song!

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Contrasts | Orchestra Concert

August 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Featuring: Du Yun – Kraken; Anna Clyne – DANCE for cello and orchestra (Inbal Segev, cello); Jake Heggie – The Work at Hand (Jamie Barton, mezzo; Inbal Segev, cello); Dan Dediu – Levante 

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Free Family Concert

August 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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This year’s Free Family Concert features a brand-new interactive work by Brazilian composer/pianist/vocalist Clarice Assad! Perfect for all ages, this rousing experience begins with an up close Tour of the Orchestra.

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Roomful of Teeth In Concert

August 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth performs a chamber music concert at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium.

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Open Rehearsal (Secret Songs)

August 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Today’s rehearsal program: Hannah LASH: God Music Bug Music Preben ANTONSEN:  Psalm Without Words Vivian FUNG: Earworms To see entire rehearsal schedule at once, or download a printable version in July, click here. Please note rehearsal schedule is subject to change.

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Open Rehearsal (Wynton)

August 7, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Today’s rehearsal program: Wynton MARSALIS: Blues Symphony To see entire rehearsal schedule at once, or download a printable version in July, click here. Please note rehearsal schedule is subject to change.

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Pre-Rehearsal Talk with Gail Hershatter

August 7, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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UCSC Professor Gail Hershatter talks about Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women by Tan Dun.

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Open Rehearsal (Secret Songs)

August 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Today's rehearsal program: Tan DUN: Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women (with Sarah Fuller, harp; without micro films) Vivian FUNG: Earworms Hannah LASH: God Music Bug Music To see entire rehearsal schedule at once, or download a printable version in July, click here. Please note rehearsal schedule is subject to change.

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Open Rehearsal (Wynton)

August 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Today's rehearsal program: Wynton MARSALIS: Concerto in D for violin and orchestra (without Nicola Benedetti, violin) Wynton MARSALIS: Blues Symphony To see entire rehearsal schedule at once, or download a printable version in July, click here. Please note rehearsal schedule is subject to change.

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Community Night “Pay What You Can” Concert

August 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Pay what you can and experience a captivating concert of new or recent chamber works showcasing the extraordinary members of the Festival Orchestra as soloists and in small ensembles.

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Open Rehearsal (Wynton)

August 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Today's rehearsal program: Wynton MARSALIS: Concerto in D for violin and orchestra (with Nicola Benedetti, violin) To see entire rehearsal schedule at once, or download a printable version in July, click here. Please note rehearsal schedule is subject to change.

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Open Rehearsal (Secret Songs)

August 9, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Today's rehearsal program: Tan DUN: Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women (with Sarah Fuller, harp; micro films) Vivian FUNG: Earworms To see entire rehearsal schedule at once, or download a printable version in July, click here. Please note rehearsal schedule is subject to change.

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Student Staff Concert

August 10, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Hear the future of new music in this free chamber concert of original works programmed, produced, performed and presented by the adventurous 16-24 year-old members of Cabrillo Festival’s 2019 Student Staff Program! No tickets are required, but please plan to arrive 15 minutes before concert time to minimize disruptions.  

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Secret Songs | Orchestra Concert

August 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Featuring: Hannah Lash – God Music Bug Music; Preben Antonsen – Psalm Without Words; Vivian Fung – Earworms; Tan Dun – Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women (Sarah Fuller, harp; micro films)

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Wynton and Cristi In Conversation

August 11, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Music Director Cristi Macelaru interviews composer Wynton Marsalis about music-making and the works to be performed this evening; includes questions submitted by audience members in advance.

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Wynton | Orchestra Concert

August 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Featuring: Wynton Marsalis – Concerto in D for violin and orchestra (Nicola Benedetti, violin); Wynton Marsalis: Blues Symphony

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