An Evening with Sarah Cahill: Lou Harrison on the Piano8 pm
Center for New Music, 55 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Sarah Cahill celebrates the centennial of maverick composer Lou Harrison as part of MicroFest North. Her program features Harrison's Summerfield Set, several movements from the Suite, two Cembalo Sonatas, the early Jig and Range-Song, and several unpublished and rarely performed works.
Lou Harrison Centennial Concert
Berkeley Museum of Art, 2155 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94720
Pre-Lou Harrison Centennial Celebration7 pm
Peace United Church of Christ, Fellowship Hall, 900 High St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Sarah joins Bob Hughes, Larry Polansky, and Bill Alves for a panel discussion moderated by Phil Collins, part of a pre-Lou Harrison Centennial Celebration event.
Lou's Day Presented by New Music Works3 pm and 7 pm
Peace United Church of Christ, 900 High St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Designated as “Lou Harrison Day” by Santa Cruz Mayor Cynthia Mathews, Sarah performs solo piano music by Lou Harrison in celebration of his 100th birthday, presented by New Music Works. Other musicians performing are William Winant Percussion Group, organist Vlada Moran, microtonal guitarist John Schneider,choreographer/dancer Tandy Beal, Farallon Recorder Trio, The Saint Cecilia Society Men’s Chorus, nMw Ensemble, and conductor Philip Collins.
Part of Sarah's Lou Harrison Centennial Tour.
Ebb and Flow ArtsTime TBA
Castle Theater - Kahului, 1 Cameron Way, Kahului, HI 96732
Sarah performs works by Lou Harrison and Terry Riley. Part of Sarah's Lou Harrison Centennial Tour.
Ebb and Flow ArtsTime TBA
Waki’i Ranch, Kamuela, HI 96743
Sarah performs works by Lou Harrison, Ruth Crawford, Terry Riley, Leo Ornstein, Johanna Beyer, George Antheil, and others. Part of Sarah's Lou Harrison Centennial Tour.
Old First Concerts
Old First Church
1751 Sacramento Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Sarah Cahill performs a program of music written for her by young local composers along with the West Coast premiere of Luciano Chessa's Green Sea.
Mendocino Music Festival2:30 pm
44867 Main Street
Mendocino, CA 95460
Violinist Kate Stenberg, pianist Sarah Cahill, and percussionist William Winant celebrate composer Lou Harrison's centennial year with a program featuring Harrison’s Varied Trio, Grand Duo, A Summerfield Set, Largo Ostinato, Tandy’s Tango, Jig and Range-Song, Changing Moment, and Dance for Lisa Karon.
World Youth Symphony Orchestra8 pm
Interlochen Center for the Arts
Interlochen, MI 49643
Conductor Carlos Izcaray leads Interlochen's World Youth Symphony Orchestra and special guest pianists Alon Goldstein and Sarah Cahill through repertoire that includes Adams' Chairman Dances: Foxtrot for Orchestra, Takemitsu's Quotation of Dream: Say Sea, Take Me! and Debussy’s La Mer.
San Francisco Performances: PIVOT series8:30 pm
The Strand Theater
1127 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94103
In an intensive five-day exploration, PIVOT celebrates creator-performers on the American artistic edge. Bay Area pianist and contemporary music specialist Sarah Cahill will lead a celebration of visionary California composer Lou Harrison’s 100th birthday, partnering with the Alexander String Quartet and William Winant Percussion Group, who will perform on instruments built by Harrison himself.