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Friday, April 8, 2011 - 7:30pm
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)

 
UCSC's April in Santa Cruz festival of contemporary music welcomes the acclaimedBorromeo String Quartet performing works by Andrew Imbrie (String Quartet No. 5), Gunther Schuller (String Quartet No. 4, 2002), and UCSC professors Hi Kyung Kim (new work) and David Evan Jones' (Departures for flute, clarinet, and strings, 2010). With guest artists flutist Cathie Apple and clarinetist John Sackett. 
 
$12 general
$10 seniors 62+
$8 students/youth
 
As Quartet-in-Residence at the prestigious New England Conservatory of Music in Boston for seventeen years, the Borromeo have made opening the doors of perception to chamber music their principle mission. 
 
The four members of the Borromeo Quartet are among the most accomplished musicians of their generation. A recipient of the Albert Schweitzer Medallion for Artistry, and the Presidential Scholar in the Arts award, first violinist Nicholas Kitchen been performing professionally since the age of 12. He created seven seasons of innovative programming as Artistic Director of the Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival and performs as a member of the Music From the Copland House ensemble.
 
Praised for his depth of insight and creative flair second violinist Kristopher Tongbegan his career as concertmaster of the Utah Youth Symphony at age 14. He has served on the faculty at the Yellow Barn Festival’s Young Artists Program, and as principal second violin with the Verbier Festival Orchestra, touring with them throughout Europe, Asia, and the Americas. Mr. Tong has also performed with Mizayaki festival Orchestra in Japan, the New York String Orchestra, and was a member of the original cast of Classical Savion, a collaborative project with tap dancer Savion Glover.
 
Born in Tokyo, Japan, violist Mai Motobuchi started playing violin at age five and gained recognition in Asia as first prize winner in the 1989 All Japan MBS Youth Music Competition, and in the All Japan Ensemble Competitions in 1990 and 1991. She has collaborated with Yo-Yo Ma and Seiji Ozawa, and is in demand as a teacher on two continents, serving on the faculties of the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston and the Tenrikyo Institute of Music in Tenri, Japan.
 
Hailed by the New York Times for her “focused intensity,” cellist Yeesun Kim made her orchestral debut at age 13 with the Korean Broadcasting Service Symphony, and has since performed in over 20 countries. She has collaborated with Rudolph Serkin, Joshua Bell, Christophe Eschenbach, and Leon Fleisher, among others. The Borromeo Quartet takes its name from the area in Northern Italy, by Lago Maggiore, where it played its first concerts together.
 
Additional information at www.borromeoquartet.org.
 
Doors open at 7:00 pm.
Tickets will go on sale in February at santacruztickets.com
 
 

 

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Performing works by Mozart, Brahms, DeFalla, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone and more...

 

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Sunday, April 10, 2011 - 3:00pm
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)
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Bachelor of music student Nina Smidth-Brewer, mezzo-soprano, gives her senior recital. Joining her will be guest artists Karl Spiker, oboe, Inara Morgenstern, piano, and Alley Faulk, tenor, performing music by Robert Schumann, Samuel Barber, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Edvard Grieg.
 
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Doors open 30 minutes before concert start time.

 

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 7:30pm
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)
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Friday, March 11, 2011 - 7:30pm
Music Center Recital Hall

 
Join director Robert Klevan, the UCSC Big Band and the UCSC Wind Ensemble in a concert of jazz and band standards. 
 
 
$10 general / $8 seniors 62+ / $6 student w/ ID
general seating
ticket window opens 1 hour before concert
hall opens 30 minutes before concert
 
 
Tickets on sale online.
On sale in advance at the UCSC Ticket Office (831-459-2159)
and Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium Box Office (831-420-5260)

 

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Sunday, March 13, 2011 - 3:00pm
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)

 
 
WILD THING
Student jazz ensembles play music inspired by the animal kingdom.
Special guest artists Lori Rivera, vocals, and Marshall Otwell, piano, join bassist/director Stan Poplin in concert with student ensembles.
 
$10 general / $8 seniors 62+ / $6 student w/ ID
general seating
ticket window opens 1 hour before concert
hall opens 30 minutes before concert
 
(orangutan artwork courtesy Kathy Bertrand)
 
Tickets on sale online.
On sale in advance at the UCSC Ticket Office (831-459-2159)
and Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium Box Office (831-420-5260)
 
 
 

 

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Sunday, February 27, 2011 - 3:00pm

 
The Choir performs music from and inspired by the Russian Orthodox tradition, including selections from Rachmaninov's Vespers and pieces by other Russian composers, Estonian composer Arvo Pärt, and British composer John Tavener.

$10 general / $8 seniors 62+ / $6 student w/ ID
general seating
ticket window opens 1 hour before concert
hall opens 30 minutes before concert
 
 
Tickets on sale online.
On sale in advance at the UCSC Ticket Office (831-459-2159)
and Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium Box Office (831-420-5260)
 
 
 

 

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Saturday, March 5, 2011 - 7:30pm
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)

 
The Chamber Singers, UCSC's advance choral ensemble, perform a varied concert mostly of Americana, including deeply serious pieces as well as several lighter, humorous works.
Guest directed by Professor Leta Miller
 
Judith Zaimont: several works using texts by Shakespeare (a cappella chorus)
Cecil Effinger: Four Pastorales for chorus and oboe
William Mathias: Three settings of Shakespeare texts
Samuel Barber: The Coolin and Sure on this Shining Night
Randall Thompson: The American Mercury and selected movements from the Staff Necromancer
Settings of spirituals by Moses Hogan and Elmer Keeton
 
$10 general / $8 senior 62+ / $6 students
general seating
ticket window opens 1 hr before concert
hall opens 30 minutes before concert
 
 
Tickets on sale online.
On sale in advance at the UCSC Ticket Office (831-459-2159)
and Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium Box Office (831-420-5260)

 

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