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2022

  • Thu
    13
    Jan
    2022
    Mon
    17
    Jan
    2022

    Upbeat Live with LA Phil

    Disney Hall, Los Angeles

    Sarah is the pre-concert speaker for a program featuring pianist Emanuel Ax in Brahms’ Concerto No. 1, as well as Berg’s Three Pieces for Orchestra and Mahler’s Blumine, with Michael Tilson Thomas conducting the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

    https://www.laphil.com/events/performances/1360/2022-01-16/ax-plays-brahms

  • Thu
    20
    Jan
    2022

    Museum of Fine Arts

    2-8 pm

    Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida

    Sarah performs a five-hour marathon of her project The Future is Female, centered around a Lee Krasner painting titled Re-Echo, at the Museum of Fine Arts.  The day starts with a “blind listening” workshop, addressing our biases about gender and music. 

    The Future Is Female

  • Thu
    27
    Jan
    2022
    Sun
    30
    Jan
    2022

    Upbeat Live with LA Phil

    Disney Hall, Los Angeles

    Sarah gives the pre-concert talks for the US premiere of Elizabeth Ogonek’s Cloudline, Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 with soloist Igor Levit, and Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4 (“Italian”).  Elim Chan conducts.

    https://www.laphil.com/events/performances/1369/2022-01-30/beethoven-and-mendelssohn

  • Thu
    03
    Feb
    2022
    Sun
    06
    Feb
    2022

    Upbeat Live with LA Phil

    Disney Hall, Los Angeles

    Sarah is the pre-concert speaker for the LA Phil’s performances of Prokofiev’s Suite from Romeo and Juliet, Borodin’s Overture to Prince Igor, and Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 3 with soloist Yefim Bronfman.  Philippe Jordan conducts.

    https://www.laphil.com/events/performances/1373/2022-02-06/bronfman-plays-rachmaninoffs-third

  • Sun
    13
    Feb
    2022

    Revolutions Per Minute with Tania León and San Francisco Girls Chorus

    6 to 8 pm

    KALW.org or 91.7 FM in the Bay Area

    On her weekly radio show Revolutions Per Minute, Sarah interviews composer Tania León and also hosts the third of four special broadcasts about Theresa Wong’s new work for chorus and piano, In Stillness I Sing, with interviews with the teenaged singers and composer Theresa Wong.

  • Sat
    05
    Mar
    2022

    The Barbican presents The Future is Female

    12:00pm

    The Barbican, London, UK

    Sarah Cahill performs The Future is Female in an eight-hour marathon in the Barbican’s multi-level Conservatory. Sarah will also collaborate on two-piano and four-hand works with piano students from the Guildhall School. The afternoon culminates in a panel talk with artists and curators celebrating, reflecting and discussing the themes of the day. 

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  • Sun
    13
    Mar
    2022

    San Francisco Girls Chorus premiere of Theresa Wong's "In Stillness I Sing"

    Bayview Opera House, San Francisco

    Sarah joins the San Francisco Girls Chorus for the premiere of Theresa Wong’s In Stillness I Sing, using texts and improvisations by the teenaged singers of the chorus in a pandemic collaboration.  Also on the program are works by Tania León, Bobby McFerrin, and others.

  • Sat
    19
    Mar
    2022

    Women Now Festival

    7 pm

    Box Factory, Queens, New York

    Sarah performs in the WOMEN NOW Festival presented by the Extensity Concert Series. 

    Piano Poems (2020)* – Regina Harris Baiocchi
    Mística (2003) – Tania León
    Prelude and Etude No. 3 (2011) – Gabriela Ortiz
    Summer Days (2020)* – Mary D. Watkins
    Albumblatt (2017) – Aida Shirazi
    The Homeless Wanderer (1951) – Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Gebrou
    She Dance Naked Under Palm Trees (2019)* – Theresa Wong

    *Commissioned by Sarah Cahill

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  • Thu
    24
    Mar
    2022

    Women Rising Exhibit: The Future is Female

    6:00pm

    780 Valencia St.

    San Francisco, CA 94110

    Concert series featuring acclaimed women performers of the Bay Area at 780 Valencia during the Women Rising Exhibition begins with Sarah Cahill and her project “The Future is Female.”

  • Thu
    21
    Apr
    2022

    Roscoe Mitchell premiere

    8 pm

    Mills College Concert Hall, 5000 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland

    Sarah and violinist Kate Stenberg premiere Roscoe Mitchell’s Cards in 3D Colors, commissioned by Sarah last year.  This is part of “Music from the Fault Zone,” a festival of Mills faculty and alumni.  Also on the program are other works by Roscoe Mitchell and Darius Milhaud.

  • Sat
    23
    Apr
    2022

    Annea Lockwood's Spirit Catchers

    4 pm

    Mills College Concert Hall, 5000 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland

    Sarah performs Annea Lockwood’s Spirit Catchers with Brenda Hutchinson, Laetitia Sonami, and Pamela Z.  This is part of the festival “Music from the Fault Zone,” celebrating Mills faculty and alumni.  www.performingarts.mills.edu

  • Thu
    05
    May
    2022
    Sun
    08
    May
    2022

    pre-concert talks at San Francisco Symphony

    Davies Symphony Hall

    Sarah gives the “Inside Music” pre-concert talks at the San Francisco Symphony, with a program including Florence Price’s Piano Concerto with soloist Aaron Diehl, Nokuthula Ngwenyama’s Primal Message, and Dvorak’s Ninth Symphony (From the New World).  Xian Zhang is the conductor.  Sarah’s talks begin one hour before each concert.  She also hosts an “Off the Podium” post-concert conversation on Saturday, May 7th, with Zhang, Diehl, and Ngwenyama.

  • Tue
    17
    May
    2022

    post-concert discussion: History's Persistent Voice

    9 pm

    Davies Symphony Hall

    Sarah hosts a discussion with Julia Bullock, Christian Reif, Pamela Z, Allison Loggins-Hull, Carolyn Yarnell, and Hana Kim after Bullock’s  “History’s Persistent Voice” presented by the San Francisco Symphony.

     

    https://www.sfsymphony.org/Buy-Tickets/2021-22/Julia-Bullock-Historys-Persistent-Voice

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