This is the Cabrillo Festival's 2020 season as originally programmed, before we shifted to a Virtual Season format due to Covid-19. Season highlights include three world premiere commissions; the orchestral premiere of Jake Heggie’s Intonations: Songs from the Violins of Hope with a reprise by mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke; two works commemorating the centenary of women’s suffrage in America; two contemporary homages to Beethoven’s 250th anniversary; and a posthumous tribute to beloved composer Christopher Rouse.
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Our opening program tackles hard subjects: war, the abuse of power, peaceful resistance. In the view of Maestro Macelaru, music can and should say something about the struggles of our time, in real time. Mason Bates does just that with Art of …read more »
One hundred years ago—on August 26, 1920—the 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution was officially adopted, establishing the right of women to vote. Tonight we celebrate that revolutionary event with a pair of works saluting the women’s suffrage …read more »