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2019

  • Thu
    10
    Jan
    2019
    Sun
    13
    Jan
    2019

    LA Phil Pre-Concert Talks

    7 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.

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  • Sat
    19
    Jan
    2019

    The Future is Female - Point Reyes Dance Palace

    7 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.

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  • Sun
    27
    Jan
    2019

    onstage talk with Nicola Benedetti

    2 pm

    Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley

    Sarah interviews violinist Nicola Benedetti onstage before her recital with pianist Alexei Grynyuk on the Cal Performances series.

    https://calperformances.org/performances/2018-19/recital/nicola-benedetti-violin-alexei-grynyuk-piano.php

  • Wed
    30
    Jan
    2019

    talk with Hannah Kendall

    3 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.

  • Thu
    31
    Jan
    2019

    Women Composers and Gender Equity

    7-8:30 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.

    https://centerfornewmusic.com/calendar/tracking-series-3-women-composers-and-gender-equity/

  • Sat
    02
    Feb
    2019

    An Evening with Terry Riley and NewMusicWorks

    7:30 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.

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  • Fri
    08
    Feb
    2019

    Benefit Concert

    8 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.

  • Fri
    22
    Feb
    2019
    Sat
    23
    Feb
    2019

    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.  

  • Thu
    28
    Feb
    2019
    Sat
    02
    Mar
    2019

    Grieg Lyric Pieces with Jessica Lang Dance

    7:30 pm

    YBCA Theater, San Francisco, CA

    Sarah performs selections from Grieg's 66 Lyric Pieces for Jessica Lang Dance, presented by San Francisco Performances.

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  • Fri
    22
    Mar
    2019

    The Future is Female - Detroit Institute of Arts

    7 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)

     

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    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)

     

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  • Mon
    25
    Mar
    2019

    The Future is Female - Bowling Green New Music Festival

    Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

    Sarah performs the U.S. premiere of Deirdre Gribbin's Unseen (2018), Theresa Wong's She Dances Naked Under Palm Trees (2019), Hannah Kendall's On the Chequer'd Field Array'd (2013),  Žibuoklė Martinaitytė's Heights and Depths of Love (2009), Annea Lockwood's Ear-Walking Woman (1996), Frangiz Ali-Zadeh's Music for Piano (1989/1997), Elena Kats-Chernin's Peggy's Rag (1996), and Tania León's Ritual (1987).  

  • Sat
    30
    Mar
    2019

    Cabrillo College: Night of the Living Composer

    7:30pm

    Samper Recital Hall, Cabrillo College
    6500 Soquel Drive
    Aptos, CA

    Sarah performs Phil Collins' Going Places

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  • Fri
    17
    May
    2019

    Sarah Cahill & Regina Myers - Old First Concerts

    8pm

    Old First Church

    1751 Sacramento Street (at Van Ness)
    SF, CA 94109

    Sarah Cahill and Regina Myers perform a program focused on the theme of social justice including Elinor Armer's Mirror, Mirror, Ruby Fulton's All Night, All Day (joined by Monica Chew and Riley Nicholson), Frederic Rzewski's Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues, Pauline Oliveros's A New Indigo Peace (with audience singalong), Meredith Monk's Ellis Island, and a premiere by Sharmi Basu (with Regina as soloist).  Sarah also performs the West Coast premiere of Theresa Wong's She Dances Naked Under Palm Trees.

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