Wednesday, July 10, 2013

News, News, News

Alsop Injured

Photo by Grant Leighton

Because of a hand injury, Marin Alsop isn't conducting at Cabrillo this year; instead, Carolyn Kuan and Brad Lubman split podium duties. Also, Brett Dean's piece is out, Mason Bates's Alternative Energies (already heard at Davies) is in. Full details on the Cabrillo web site.

Domingo Hospitalized

LA Opera

From LA Opera comes word that Placido Domingo, the world's most durable baritenor, has been hospitalized in Madrid, Spain for treatment of a pulmonary embolism resulting from deep vein thrombosis. He's expected to make a full recovery. Best wishes from here!

Crissy Broadcast Panel Discussion

Composer Lisa Bielawa is putting together a participatory site-specific work for Crissy Field, to be performed in October. It'll feature 800 musicians, including many amateurs and sounds like a lot of fun. There's a free panel discussion coming up about the work. Details:

Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 5pmCenter for New Music | 55 Taylor St. | San Francisco

Admission: Free, no tickets required

Featuring Panelists:
Lisa Bielawa, Composer & Artistic Dir. of Airfield Broadcasts & Artistic Dir., San Francisco Girls Chorus
Marc Kasky, Director for Civic Engagement, Crissy Broadcasts
Adam Fong, Co-Founder, Center for New Music
Rozella Kennedy, Exec. Dir., San Francisco Contemp. Music Players
Livia Camperi, Member, San Francisco Girls Chorus & Airfield Broadcasts

Want to Participate in Crissy Broadcast?

Visit the SF Symphony web site, read about the performances, and click the Apply Here button. 

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