The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, America’s longest-running festival of new orchestral music, presents its second-ever virtual season over two weekends in summer 2021: July 31-August 1, and August 7-8.
Season highlights include world premieres by composers Gabriela Lena Frank, Jake Heggie, and Sean Shepherd. The Festival’s 2021 virtual season is free to the public and features offerings of dance, photography, videography and animation. Guest artists include St. Lawrence String Quartet, mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke, violinist Benjamin Beilman, and the award-winning Cabrillo Festival Orchestra led by Cristian Măcelaru. (read the full announcement)