Thursday, April 05, 2007

On Pacific Rim Of North America Both Fragile And Robust Classical Music Tradition Continues To Develop And Interact With New Sonic Possibilities

University of California at Berkeley Music Department FREE Noon Concerts

Contemporary Music for Piano & Electronic Tape

Wednesday, April 4

Mei-Fang Lin, piano:

Mei-Fang Lin, Interaction
Mario Davidovsky, Synchronism No. 6
Jonathan Harvey, Tombeau de Messiaen
and a new work by Jean Ahn

University Symphony Orchestra

Wednesday, April 11 - The Elizabeth Elkus Memorial Noon Concert

University Symphony Orchestra
David Milnes, conductor

Shostakovich, Violin Concerto No. 1 with soloist Marina Sharifi

Contemporary Jazz Improvisation

Friday, April 13

New innovations in contemporary jazz improvisation performed by students from the seminar of pianist/composer Professor Myra Melford, along with special guest performers

Modern Italian Violin

Wednesday, April 18

Graeme Jennings, violin

Luciano Berio, Sequenza VIII (1977) for violin solo
Franco Donatoni, Ciglio (1989) for violin solo
Salvatore Sciarrino, 6 Capricci (1976) for violin solo

Graeme Jenning's performance is supported by the Italian Cultural Institute.

New Works for String Quartet

Wednesday, April 25

New Works for String Quartet by Nils Bultmann, Robin Estrada, and Jen Wang
from the graduate composition seminar directed by Professor John Thow
Performed by the Del Sol String Quartet

Javanese Gamelan

Wednesday, May 2

Department Gamelan Ensembles,
directed by Midiyanto, presents Music of Java

Computer simulation of new California Academy Of Sciences Museum in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California, by Renzo Piano/Chong Partners.

Image credit: With thanks.


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