LA Phil Pre-Concert Talks7 pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA
Sarah gives pre-concert talks about John Adams' Grand Pianola Music, Gabriella Smith's Tumblebird Contrails, and the premiere of Philip Glass' Symphony No. 12 ("Lodger"), before each of three performances conducted by John Adams. The talks will include interviews with Adams and pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin.
The Future is Female - Point Reyes Dance Palace7 pm
Dance Palace Community & Cultural Center, Point Reyes Station, CA
Sarah performs her new program The Future is Female, featuring works by women composers from around the world, including Teresa Carreño (Venezuela), Frangiz Ali-Zadeh (Azerbaijan), Chen Yi (China), Vítzslava Kaprálová (Czechoslovakia), and Florence Price (United States). The evening includes post-concert discussion with the audience.
onstage talk with Nicola Benedetti2 pm
Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley
Sarah interviews violinist Nicola Benedetti onstage before her recital with pianist Alexei Grynyuk on the Cal Performances series.
talk with Hannah Kendall3 pm
Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley
Sarah speaks with composer Hannah Kendall on Facebook live. A new work by Kendall is being premiered this week by the Berkeley Symphony, and Sarah is performing her three-movement piano work On the Chequer'd Field Arrayed at Bowling Green State University in March.
Women Composers and Gender Equity7-8:30 pm
Center for New Music, 55 Taylor Street, San Francisco.
Sarah speaks on a panel discussing gender equity in contemporary music, with fellow panelists Elinor Armer, Pamela Z, Daria Novo, Maggi Payne, Aubrey Bergauer, and Mya Byrne. This discussion is free and open to all who are interested in discussing both the current artistic and economic conditions for women in music, and future paths to increasing equality.
An Evening with Terry Riley and NewMusicWorks7:30 pm
Peace United Church of Christ, Santa Cruz, CA
Featuring music by Frederic Rzewski, Terry Riley and Philip Collins performed by Terry Riley, piano and voice; Sarah Cahill and Regina Myers, piano; and NewMusicWorks Ensemble.
Benefit Concert8 pm
Zion Lutheran Church, San Francisco
Sarah joins violinist Kate Stenberg in works by Kaija Saariaho, Gabriela Lena Frank, Henry Cowell, and others in a benefit for The Dirty Girls of Lesvos, a humanitarian and environmental organization helping refugees in Greece.
New Music Festival at CSUF
Cal State Fullerton School of Music
Sarah and Kate Stenberg perform and participate in this annual new music festival, directed by Pamela Madsen, with student workshops and panel discussions and concerts.
Grieg Lyric Pieces with Jessica Lang Dance7:30 pm
YBCA Theater, San Francisco, CA
Sarah performs selections from Grieg's 66 Lyric Pieces for Jessica Lang Dance, presented by San Francisco Performances.
The Future is Female - Detroit Institute of Arts7 pm and 8:30 pm
Rivera Court at Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
Sarah performs two separate programs from her project The Future is Female, one at 7 pm and one at 8:30 pm:
Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann, op. 20 (1853) Clara Schumann (1819-1896)
Etude No. 1, op. 16 (1938) Nina Makarova (1908-1976)
Music for Piano (1989/1997) Frangiz Ali-Zadeh (b. 1947)
Chaconne “L’Inconstante” (1707) Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre (1665-1729)
Sonata in E minor, first movement (1932) Florence Price (1887-1953)
St. Petersburg Waltz (1997) Meredith Monk (b. 1942)
Heights and Depths of Love (2009) Žibuoklé Martinaityté
Guessing Chen Yi (b. 1953)
Un reve en mer Teresa Carreño (1853-1917)
April Preludes No. 1 and 3 (1937) Vítězslava Kaprálová (1915-1940)
She Dances Naked Under Palm Trees (2019) Theresa Wong (b. 1976)
Sonata No. 9, opus 5 no. 3 (1811) Helene de Montgeroult (1764-1836)
Ear-Walking Woman (1996) Annea Lockwood (b.1939)
Peggy’s Rag (1996) Elena Kats-Chernin (b. 1957)
Glass Houses No. 7 (1981) Ann Southam (1937-2010)
Birds at Dawn (1919) Fannie Charles Dillon (1881-1947)