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Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium

307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

July 2014

FIRST OPEN REHEARSAL

July 27, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Open Rehearsals are a dynamic precursor to the concerts themselves. This rehearsal will concentrate on the featured works of the PLAY concert.

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OPEN REHEARSAL

July 28, 2014 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Free

Open Rehearsals are a dynamic precursor to the concerts themselves. This rehearsal will concentrate on the featured works of the HOPE concert.

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OPEN REHEARSAL

July 29, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Open Rehearsals are a dynamic precursor to the concerts themselves. This rehearsal will concentrate on the featured works of the PLAY concert.

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Conductors Workshop OPEN REHEARSAL

July 29, 2014 @ 4:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Observe faculty members Marin Alsop and James Ross refine the podium technique of emerging conductors studying in the Conductors Workshop.

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OPEN REHEARSAL

July 30, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Free

Open Rehearsals are a dynamic precursor to the concerts themselves. This rehearsal will concentrate on the featured works of the HOPE concert.

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IN THE WORKS Orchestra Concert

July 30, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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A special concert featuring new works by three young composers, conducted by emerging conductors.

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OPEN REHEARSAL

July 31, 2014 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Free

Open Rehearsals are a dynamic precursor to the concerts themselves. This rehearsal will concentrate on the featured works of the HOPE concert.

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PRE-REHEARSAL TALK

July 31, 2014 @ 6:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Free

Philip Collins, composer, lecturer and New Music Works’ Artistic Director, on the PLAY Orchestra Concert works.

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OPEN REHEARSAL

July 31, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Free

Open Rehearsals are a dynamic precursor to the concerts themselves. This rehearsal will concentrate on the featured works of the PLAY concert.

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August 2014

PRE-CONCERT TALK on Opening Night

August 1, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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It’s Opening Night and you’re invited to join Marin Alsop and featured composers outside the Civic Auditorium for a pre-concert introduction to the 2014 season!

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OPENING NIGHT – PLAY

August 1, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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$32 – $55

The Festival season kicks off with works by Dylan Mattingly, Béla Fleck and Andrew Norman.

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CHURCH STREET FAIR

August 2, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Celebrating its 23rd year, the two-day “festival within the Festival” offers an inspiring reflection of the arts in Santa Cruz

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MEET THE COMPOSERS

August 2, 2014 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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$12

An informal discussion with composers TJ Cole, Jennifer Higdon, Dylan Mattingly, Andrew Norman, Jonathan Sheffer, Gabriella Smith, and Mark-Anthony Turnage, moderated by Marin Alsop.

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ORCHESTRA CONCERT – HOPE

August 2, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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$32 – $55

Maestra Marin Alsop leads the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra in West Coast premieres by TJ Cole and Mark-Anthony Turnage as well as a concerto by Jennifer Higdon featuring special guest artists Time for Three.

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POST-CONCERT TALKBACK

August 2, 2014 @ 10:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Free with concert

HOPE concertgoers are invited to a post-concert talk with Marin Alsop, guest artists and composers.

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CHURCH STREET FAIR

August 3, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Celebrating its 23rd year, the two-day “festival within the Festival” offers an inspiring reflection of the arts in Santa Cruz

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FREE FAMILY CONCERT

August 3, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Free Family Concert features a world premiere Festival Commission composed and narrated by Jonathan Sheffer, The Conference of the Birds.

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In the BLUE ROOM with TIME FOR THREE

August 3, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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$27 – $35

Self-proclaimed "classically trained garage band" performs music from Bach and Brahms to their own arrangements of the Beatles, Katy Perry and Kanye West.

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OPEN REHEARSAL

August 5, 2014 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Free

Open Rehearsals are a dynamic precursor to the concerts themselves. This rehearsal will concentrate on the featured works of the FIRE concert.

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PRE-REHEARSAL TALK

August 5, 2014 @ 6:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Free

Alexandra Arrieche, Cabrillo Festival Assistant Conductor, on the DREAM Orchestra Concert works.

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OPEN REHEARSAL

August 5, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Free

Open Rehearsals are a dynamic precursor to the concerts themselves. This rehearsal will concentrate on the featured works of the DREAM concert.

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OPEN REHEARSAL

August 6, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Free

Open Rehearsals are a dynamic precursor to the concerts themselves. This rehearsal will concentrate on the featured works of the DREAM orchestra concert.

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PRE-REHEARSAL TALK – “An Inside Look”

August 6, 2014 @ 6:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Composers Michael Daugherty, Stacy Garrop, and Clarice Assad offer an "Inside Look" into the student/teacher, mentor/mentee relationship in the field of music composition.

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OPEN REHEARSAL

August 6, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Free

Open Rehearsals are a dynamic precursor to the concerts themselves. This rehearsal will concentrate on the featured works of the FIRE concert.

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OPEN REHEARSAL

August 7, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Free

Open Rehearsals are a dynamic precursor to the concerts themselves. This rehearsal will concentrate on the featured works of the DREAM orchestra concert.

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OPEN REHEARSAL

August 8, 2014 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Open Rehearsals are a dynamic precursor to the concerts themselves. This rehearsal will concentrate on the featured works of the FIRE concert.

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STUDENT STAFF ENSEMBLE CONCERT

August 9, 2014 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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A concert featuring original works composed and performed by Cabrillo Festival's Student Staff members (age 16-24).

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FIRE – Orchestra Concert

August 9, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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$32 – $55

Premieres by Gabriella Smith, John Adams (featuring Timothy McAllister, saxophone), and Brett Dean

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August 2015

Donors Concert

August 1, 2015 @ 4:45 pm - 6:15 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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A special benefit for Festival donors $250 and above, and sponsored by the Cabrillo Festival Board of Directors. A solo violin recital of contemporary American works will be performed by Cabrillo Festival Orchestra member Robert Simonds. Make your contribution any time up until the concert doors open! Click here to donate now!

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First Open Rehearsal

August 2, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Open Rehearsal featuring works from the HAUNTED TOPOGRAPHY Orchestra Concerts.

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Open Rehearsal

August 3, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Open Rehearsal featuring works from the YELLOW EARTH Orchestra Concert.

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Open Rehearsal

August 4, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Open Rehearsal featuring works from the HAUNTED TOPOGRAPHY Orchestra Concert.

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Open Rehearsal – Conductors Workshop

August 4, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Observe a rehearsal of the Conductors Workshop, where emerging conductors take turns leading the Festival Orchestra, receiving instruction from Maestros Marin Alsop and James Ross.

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Open Rehearsal

August 5, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Open Rehearsal featuring works from the YELLOW EARTH Orchestra Concert.

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In the Works – Free Orchestra Concert

August 5, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

In the Works is the culmination of the Conductors/Composers Workshop! Emerging conductors lead the Festival Orchestra in a free concert of new works by three composers under age 30.

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Open Rehearsal

August 6, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Open Rehearsal featuring works from the YELLOW EARTH Orchestra Concert.

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Pre-Rehearsal Talk with Tim Munro

August 6, 2015 @ 6:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Tim Munro, Festival Orchestra principal flutist, speaker, writer, and teacher, talks about the HAUNTED TOPOGRAPHY Orchestra Concert works.

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Open Rehearsal

August 6, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Open Rehearsal featuring works from the HAUNTED TOPOGRAPHY orchestra concert.

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Pre-Concert Talk and Alfresco Dinner

August 7, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Opening Night Pre-Concert Talk by Marin Alsop, and ticketed dinner prepared by Feast for a King, served alfresco outside the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium.

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HAUNTED TOPOGRAPHY – Opening Night Orchestra Concert

August 7, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Maestra Marin Alsop kicks off the Festival’s Opening Night with a diverse program featuring U.S. and West Coast premieres. “One of the most imaginative young...

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Church Street Fair

August 8, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

The Church Street Fair is the "Festival within the Festival!" A 2-day celebration of the arts in Santa Cruz County. Featuring non-stop free performances on the outdoor stage, local food and wine vendors, artist booths, and a Creativity Tent for Kids.

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Meet the Composers

August 8, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
$12

An informal panel discussion with question and answer session takes place with composers Mason Bates, Sebastian Currier, David T. Little, Jonathan Newman, Huang Ruo, and Nathaniel Stookey, moderated by Marin Alsop.

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YELLOW EARTH Orchestra Concert

August 8, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Maestra Alsop and the Festival Orchestra will take audiences on an intriguing journey; first with two works that reflect Chinese culture, then...

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Post Concert Talkback

August 8, 2015 @ 10:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Immediately following the YELLOW EARTH concert, ticketholders are invited to stay for a post-concert Q&A with the evening's composers and guest artist, moderated by Marin Alsop.

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Church Street Fair

August 9, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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The Church Street Fair is the “Festival within the Festival!” A 2-day celebration of the arts in Santa Cruz County. Featuring non-stop free performances on the outdoor stage, local food and wine vendors, artist booths, and a Creativity Tent for Kids.

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Free Family Concert

August 9, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

The Festival’s wildly popular Free Family Concert introduces kids to the wonderful world of orchestral music. It begins with a Tour of the Orchestra where kids can make an up-close and personal connection to the different instruments and players. Then... Program TBA

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KRONOS QUARTET In the Blue Room | Chamber Concert

August 9, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Kronos Quartet returns to the Cabrillo Festival for In the Blue Room, an intimate concert of works that include...

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Open Rehearsal

August 11, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Open Rehearsal featuring works from the WISH YOU WERE HERE Orchestra Concert.

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Open Rehearsal

August 11, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Open Rehearsal featuring works from ANGELES de LUZ: Music at the Mission.

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Open Rehearsal

August 12, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Open Rehearsal featuring works from ANGELES de LUZ: Music at the Mission.

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Pre-Rehearsal Talk with Philip Collins

August 12, 2015 @ 6:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Artistic director of New Music Works, a composer, and college lecturer, Philip Collins will discuss the WISH YOU WERE HERE concert program.

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Open Rehearsal

August 12, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Open Rehearsal featuring works from WISH YOU WERE HERE Orchestra Concert.

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Open Rehearsal

August 13, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Open Rehearsal featuring works from ANGELES de LUZ: Music at the Mission.

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Open Rehearsal

August 14, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Open Rehearsal featuring works from WISH YOU WERE HERE Orchestra Concert.

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Student Staff Ensemble Concert

August 15, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

A free concert featuring original works composed and performed by the young members of the Festival’s Student Staff program.

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WISH YOU WERE HERE Orchestra Concert

August 15, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
$32 – $59

This Saturday night program includes works by four composers under the age of 35 and veteran composer Philip Glass, with one world premiere and...

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Dessert Reception

August 15, 2015 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Audience, orchestra and artists are invited to mingle and enjoy cake and bubbly immediately following the WISH YOU WERE HERE concert.

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July 2016

Donors Concert

July 30, 2016 @ 4:45 pm - 6:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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A special event for Festival donors $250+ and those who have made the Three Steps to the Future Pledge. A recital of contemporary works performed by Cabrillo Festival Orchestra members, preceded by a wine and cheese reception. Make your $250 contribution or Three Steps Pledge now or any time up until doors open!

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Open Rehearsals Begin

July 31, 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 POWER & DEVOTION concert: MacMillan, Rouse, Clyne.

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August 2016

Open Rehearsal

August 1, 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 INSPIRATION & IMPACT concert: Adams, Kropf, Puts.

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Open Rehearsal

August 2, 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 INSPIRATION & IMPACT concert: Adams, Kropf, Puts.

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IN THE WORKS – Orchestra Concert

August 2, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Featuring works by three young composers, performed by members of the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra led by emerging conductors studying in the Conductors/Composers Training Workshop...

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Open Rehearsal

August 3, 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 POWER & DEVOTION concert: MacMillan, Rouse, Clyne.

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Open Rehearsal – Conductors Workshop

August 3, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Observe a rehearsal of the Conductors Workshop, where emerging conductors take turns leading the Festival Orchestra in works by Shostakovich and Brahms, receiving instruction from Maestros Marin Alsop and James Ross.

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Open Rehearsal

August 4, 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 POWER & DEVOTION concert: MacMillan, Rouse, Clyne.

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Pre-Rehearsal Talk

August 4, 2016 @ 6:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Noah Luna, composer, orchestrator and music teacher, on the Inspiration & Impact orchestra concert works.

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Open Rehearsal

August 4, 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 INSPIRATION & IMPACT concert: Adams, Kropf, Puts.

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Pre-concert Dinner Alfresco

August 5, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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$32

The 2016 season begins with an outdoor Pre-Concert Talk by Marin Alsop and a special ticketed dinner prepared by Feast for a King and served alfresco at the Civic Auditorium. Reservations required.

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Pre-concert Talk featuring Marin Alsop

August 5, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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The season begins with an outdoor Pre-Concert Talk featuring Marin Alsop and special guests.

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Opening Night: Power & Devotion

August 5, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Kicking off a momentous season, our Opening Night program manifests Marin Alsop’s strength and loyalty, featuring composers to whom she has been deeply devoted, and works that show...

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Church Street Fair

August 6, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Free

Experience the best of Santa Cruz in music, art, food & wine over two full days of fun in the sun! More information here.

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Cabrillo Connections: Alsop and Her Composers

August 6, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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$14

Inside the Civic Auditorium, an informal discussion moderated by Cabrillo Festival Orchestra principal flute Tim Munro, with Marin Alsop and composers John Adams, Anna Clyne, Michael Kropf, Kevin Puts, Alexander Miller, Christopher Rouse, and Gregory Smith. (This event was formerly known as Meet the Composers)

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INSPIRATION & IMPACT – Orchestra Concert

August 6, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Marin Alsop’s encouragement of aspiring composers has had a huge influence on the trajectory of their lives and careers. So, too, her programming has inspired both musicians and audiences throughout the world. Tonight Alsop opens with the world premiere of...

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Post-Concert Talkback Session

August 6, 2016 @ 10:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Immediately following the INSPIRATION & IMPACT concert, concertgoers are invited to a post-concert discussion with Marin Alsop, guest artist and composers.

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Church Street Fair

August 7, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Free

Experience the best of Santa Cruz in music, art, food & wine over two full days of fun in the sun! More information here.

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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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Free

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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Free

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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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 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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Free

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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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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