In 2017, Cabrillo Festival’s principal bass Ted Botsford brought a very special solo bass piece to our Donors Concert.
The wonderful businesses listed on this page have supported Cabrillo Festival through advertising, in-kind or financial contributions, some over many decades.
In 2019, Roomful of Teeth made their Cabrillo Festival debut for a full weekend of appearances. They have generously agreed to share a recording of that concert.
Cabrillo Festival cellist Kathleen Balfe, a California native now living in Spain, shares with us this poignant work in memory of her brother David, who passed away on March 26.
In 2015, for the Cabrillo Festival’s inaugural Donors Concert, Festival violinist Robert Simonds conceived and performed a solo violin recital for a core group of the Festival’s most ardent supporters, held at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium.
Commissioned by Cabrillo Festival, two longtime Festival Orchestra members—also accomplished composers—wrote pieces to premiere at our 2019 Community Night concert.
The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, America’s longest running festival of new orchestral music, regrets to announce the cancellation of its 2020 Season in light of national and local guidelines regarding social distancing and the spread of COVID-19.
The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary is pleased to announce a reimagined, virtual 58th season, July 25 – August 9, 2020.
Cabrillo Festival has cancelled its originally-planned 2020 season, as a proactive measure in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A collection of historic interviews, panel talks, and in-depth musical analysis that demonstrate the sweep of the Festival’s influence under artistic leaders.
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music celebrates its 58th season July 26 – August 9, 2020, with a remarkable season of timely, topical, and thought-provoking new works.