Stanford Live Artist Spotlight7:30 pm
Tateuchi Hall, Community School of Music and Arts, Mountain View, CA
For the Artist Spotlight series presented by Stanford Live, free and open to the public, Sarah performs Sofia Gubaidulina’s Chaconne, Terry Riley’s Fandango on the Heaven Ladder, John Adams’ China Gates, two Etudes by Philip Glass, Henry Cowell’s Exultation, and Lou Harrison’s Jig.
Nancy Karp and Dancers with Stenberg Cahill Duo
Friday, February 10, 2017 at 8:00 pm
Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 7:00 pm
ODC Theater, 3153 17th St, San Francisco, CA
Sarah Cahill and violinist Kate Stenberg perform movements from Lou Harrison’s Grand Duo with Nancy Karp and dancers. Part of Sarah’s Lou Harrison Centennial Tour.
Presidio Sessions with Paul Dresher Ensemble6 pm
Presidio Officers' Club, 50 Moraga Ave, San Francisco, SF 94129
Sarah joins the Paul Dresher Ensemble at Presidio Sessions, presented by San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music.
Paul Dresher and Joel Davel, invented instruments; Sarah Cahill, piano; Ashley Bathgate, cello; Lisa Moore, piano
"Inside Music" Pre-Concert Talks at San Francisco Symphony
Sarah joins the panel for three "Inside Music" Pre-Concert Talks, moderated by Laura Stanfield Prichard, at the San Francisco Symphony's performances of John Adams' Scheherazade.2.
Chaconnes at Women's Faculty Club at UC Berkeley4 pm
The Women’s Faculty Club, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720
Free and open to the public.
Sarah performs her Chaconnes program, an exploration of the form as it appears in the seventeenth century to the present day, including chaconnes by Henry Purcell, Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, Louis Couperin, George Friedrich Handel, Carl Nielsen, Sofia Gubaidulina, Stefan Wolpe, and Danny Clay.
Inside the (G)earbox: John Adams @ 70Concert II: 8pm
Schoenberg Hall, 445 Charles E Young Drive East, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Sarah performs John Adams’ China Gates as part of a day-long event celebrating his work at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.
Music for Piano by Luciano Chessa7 pm
Columbia University Italian Academy, 1161 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10027
Sarah Cahill joins Italian composer Luciano Chessa for a performance of his works.
Louganis (2007), with a video by Terry Berlier
Tre Danze da Salotto (1983/2010)
Cupric Donna I & II (Premiere)
Le Miniere (2003) from “Quadri da una città fantasma”
Dr. Quill, Let There Be Light (2013)
Green Sea (Premiere)
Lou Harrison Centennial Concert8 pm
Constellation, 3111 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
In celebration of composer Lou Harrison’s 2017 centennial, Sarah will perform a range of favorite and unpublished works by Lou Harrison as well as music by his friends and colleagues.
Stenberg Cahill Duo at Presidio Sessions6 pm
Presidio Officers' Club, 50 Moraga Ave, San Francisco, CA 94129
Sarah and violinist Kate Stenberg perform works for violin and piano at Presidio Sessions, presented by San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music. Part of Sarah’s Lou Harrison Centennial Tour.
Harvey Mudd College8 pm
Harvey Mudd College, Shanahan Center, Drinkward Recital Hall, 320 E. Foothill Blvd., Claremont, CA 91711
Sarah performs at Harvey Mudd College as part of her Lou Harrison Centennial Tour. Free and open to the public.
Happy Birthday Lou Harrison!8 pm
Tuesdays@Monk Space, 4414 W 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90004
In a co-presentation with MicroFest, T@MS presents San Francisco pianist Sarah Cahill and LA’s own Varied Trio (Aron Kallay, Shalini Vijayan, and Yuri Inoo) in a celebration of Lou Harrison’s life and music in honor of his centennial year.
Lou Harrison Centennial Concert7 pm
Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012
Pianist Sarah Cahill celebrates the hundredth birthday of maverick composer Lou Harrison with a wide range of his piano music including early unpublished scores, his Schoenberg-inspired Suite, and his exuberant Summerfield Set, paired with music by his friends and colleagues including Henry Cowell and Johanna Beyer and a selection of Party Pieces written in “exquisite corpse” style by Lou Harrison, John Cage, Henry Cowell, and Virgil Thomson.
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.
Garden of Memory5 to 9 pm
Chapel of the Chimes, 4499 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland
New Music Bay Area presents Garden of Memory, the annual summer solstice concert at the Chapel of the Chimes, a beautiful columbarium and mausoleum designed by Julia Morgan. Performers you can hear during this popular event include Henry Kaiser, Robin Petrie, Zachary James Watkins, Gyan Riley, Samuel Adams and Helen Kim, Paul Dresher and Joel Davel, Amy X Neuburg, the ROVA Saxophone Quartet, Dylan Mattingly, Laura Inserra, Maggi Payne, Pamela Z, Juraj Kojs and Paula Mathusen, Sarah Cahill, and many more. Joshua Kosman of the San Francisco Chronicle calls Garden of Memory “a walk-through fun house of musical and visual splendor.” Pick up a map with performer locations, or just wander freely, discovering a variety of acoustic and electronic music in the four hours before twilight. This year will feature a musical memorial to the legendary Don Buchla. www.gardenofmemory.com
Old First Concerts8 pm
Old First Church
1751 Sacramento Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Sarah Cahill performs the West Coast premiere of Luciano Chessa’s Green Sea as well as the premiere of Ricky Crews’ 40 Years After China Gates, Kyle Hovatter’s track, Lou Harrison’s Grand Duo with violinist Kate Stenberg, Tania Leon’s Ritual, and Ann Southam’s Glass Houses No. 5.
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.
Flower Piano at San Francisco Botanical Garden2 pm
Exhibition Garden, San Francisco Botanical Garden
Golden Gate Park, Ninth Ave. at Lincoln Way
San Francisco, CA 94122
Sarah Cahill performs a two-hour set of music by Lou Harrison, in celebration of the composer’s centennial year, in the Exhibition Garden of the San Francisco Botanical Garden as part of Flower Piano.
Interlochen Festival8 pm
Interlochen Center for the Arts
Interlochen, MI 49643
Sarah joins pianist Alon Goldstein as soloists for Takemitsu’s Quotation of Dream: Say Sea, Take Me! with Carlos Izcaray conducting Interlochen’s World Youth Symphony Orchestra Also on the program are John Adams’ The Chairman Dances: Foxtrot for Orchestra and Debussy’s La Mer.
Sri Moonshine Music Series3 pm
Camptonville Performing Arts Center, 15333 Cleveland Ave, Camptonville, CA
Sarah performs the culminating concert of a “Grand Piano Weekend” organized by Terry Riley as part of his Sri Moonshine Music Series. Her program includes Terry Riley’s Be Kind to One Another and Fandango on the Heaven Ladder as well as works by Ravel and Debussy.
Performance/Masterclass at Chapman University12:30 pm
Chapman University, 1 University Dr, Orange, CA 92866
Community School of Music and Arts7:30 pm
Tateuchi Hall, Mountain View Community School, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View, CA
Sarah returns to CSMA for another performance of recent and rarely performed music by American composers, including George Lewis, Ann Southam, Terry Riley, Meredith Monk, Ingram Marshall, Paul Dresher, and Ruth Crawford.
rehearsals for Lou Harrison Concerto for Piano and Javanese Gamelan
MIT, Cambridge, Mass.
Rehearsals for Lou Harrison’s Concerto for Piano and Javanese Gamelan, with Gamelan Galak Tika, and a new trio by Evan Ziporyn
Silk Road Ensemble5 pm
Alice Tully Hall, New York City
Sarah joins the Silk Road Ensemble for an event celebrating Ken Burns’ new series on the Vietnam War, which features music performed by the Silk Road Ensemble.
Mills College Center for Contemporary Music: 51st Anniversary Concert #28 pm
Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College, Oakland, CA
Sarah and Regina Myers perform “Blue” Gene Tyranny’s The Decertified Highway of Dreams for a concert celebrating the 51st anniversary of the Center for Contemporary Music at Mills.
Institute of Contemporary Art: Mr. Harrison's Gamelans8 pm
Institute of Contemporary Art, 25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston, MA 02210
Sarah performs Lou Harrison’s Concerto for Piano and Javanese Gamelan with Gamelan Galak Tika and, with violinist Johnny Gandelsman, a new work by Evan Ziporyn for violin and piano.
Lou Harrison Piano Concerto with SJSU Symphony Orchestra7 pm
Music Concert Hall, San Jose State University, 1 Washington Sq, San Jose, CA 95192
Sarah performs Lou Harrison’s Piano Concerto with the San Jose State University Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Fred Cohen.
Cleveland Museum of Art: Lou Harrison Centennial!7:30 pm
Gartner Auditorium, Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44106
Sarah performs Lou Harrison’s Concerto for Piano and Javanese Gamelan with Gamelan Galak Tika performing on a gamelan built by Lou Harrison.
Pauline Oliveros symposium7 pm
At a symposium honoring the legacy of Pauline Oliveros, Sarah joins trombonist Monique Buzzarte to perform Oliveros’ “The Gender of Now,” a piece that Monique and Sarah commissioned from Pauline Oliveros. The symposium includes many performances and talks and panel discussions by colleagues, students, admirers, and collaborators of Pauline Oliveros.
Bay Area Refugee Support Benefit
Zion Lutheran Church & School, 495 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94118
Patterns of Plants in Tokyo7 pm
Sarah performs selections from Mamoru Fujieda’s Patterns of Plants in Tokyo.
Lou Harrison in Fukuoka
Fukuoka Circular Hall, Fukuoka, Japan
As part of a Lou Harrison 100th birthday celebration produced by Mamoru Fujieda, Sarah performs a range of Lou Harrison’s keyboard works, including unpublished and rarely-heard pieces, on three pianos: one in equal temperament, one in Werckmeister 2 tuning, and a tack piano.
New Music Conflagration8:30 pm
St. Petersburg Library, 3745 9th Avenue North, Saint Petersburg, FL
The New Music Conflagration presents Cahill in a solo program of “Lou Harrison and His Circle,” featuring Harrison’s piano works alongside music by his friends and colleagues including Henry Cowell, John Cage, Johanna Beyer, James Cleghorn, and Frank Wigglesworth.
Lou Harrison at 100 with EnsembleNewSRQ8 pm
First Congregational Church, 1031 S Euclid Ave, Sarasota, FL
Sarah performs music by Lou Harrison to honor his 100th birthday with members of EnsembleNewSRQ. She joins violinist Samantha Bennett for Lou Harrison’s Grand Duo, and then they are joined by percussionist George Nickson for the Varied Trio. Sarah also performs some early unpublished pieces.
Accidental Music Festival7:30 pm
Timucua Arts Foundation, 2000 South Summerlin, Orlando, FL
Accidental Music Festival presents Sarah in a program celebrating maverick composer Lou Harrison’s centennial year, featuring music by Harrison and other composers in his circle.