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Paul Bowles Centennial

Friday, February 4, 2011 - 12:00am to Sunday, February 6, 2011 - 12:00am
Music Center Recital Hall


Music Center Recital Hall, UC Santa Cruz
Presented by: 

 Arts Division

Music Dept
Friday, February 4, 2011 - 6:00pm

Concert #1: Manhattan Skyline (orchestral and small ensemble works with conductor)
Ensemble Parallèle – Nicole Paiement, conductor / artistic director
The Dancer (West Coast premiere)
Romantic Suite (West Coast premiere)
Three Pastoral Songs (West Coast premiere)
Selected Songs for Voice and Piano
Free admission. Doors open at 5:30 pm.
Seating is first-come, first-served.
"Paul Bowles at 100: A Celebration of Multi-Artistry" features three hour-long concerts marking the centennial of composer Paul Bowles' (1910-1999). Each concert presents West Coast premieres from Bowles' outstanding but little-known contribution to the American art music scene at mid-century and exhibits different aspects of his diverse musical creativity.

complete details on the conference
Presented by the NEA, Institute for Humanities Research, Porter College, Cowell College, UCSC Music Department, Office of Research, Division of the Arts, and the Division of Graduate Studies.
Concerts #2 and #3

Saturday, February 5, 2011 - 5:30pm
Concert #2: A Musical Portrait
Brian Staufenbiel, Patrice Maginnis – voice
Michael McGushin, Irene Herrmann – piano
John Dizikes (prof. emeritus American Studies) – spoken word
Sunday, February 6, 2011 - 11:00am
Concert #3: The Unknown Bowles
Bowles Chamber Concert (Dizikes Music Event)
Ariose Vocal Ensemble – Michael McGushin, conductor
free admission
first come, first served
doors open 30 minutes before curtain