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    Other Minds 10 Festival Schedule
All events at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
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Thursday, March 4, 2004
Composer panel, 7 pm, Forum, free
Tigran Mansurian, Kim Kashkashian, Jon Raskin, Hanna Kulenty,
moderated by Charles Amirkhanian
Concert, 8 pm, Theater

Tigran Mansurian, Havik (1998)
    Komitas (adaptations by Tigran Mansurian) (1869-1935)
    Garun a (viola, piano, voice, percussion)
    Krunk (piano, voice)
    Chinar es (piano, voice)
    Krunk (viola, percussion)
    Hov arek (piano, voice)
    Hoy, Nazan (viola, piano, voice)
    Krunk (piano, voice)
    Tsirani Tsar (piano, voice, percussion)
    Antuni (piano, voice)
    Oror (piano)

    Tigran Mansurian, piano, voice
    Kim Kashkashian, viola
    Joel Davel, marimba

    Funded in part by the Armenian Friends of Other Minds

Hanna Kulenty, Flute Concerto No. 1 (2001) (US premiere)

    Anne La Berge, flute
    Nicole Paiement, conductor
    Parallèle Ensemble

    Funded in part by The Gaudeamus Foundation, The Consulate General of the Netherlands New York


Jon Raskin, The Hear and Now (2003,world premiere)

    Rova Saxophone Quartet:
    Bruce Ackley, soprano saxophone
    Steve Adams, alto saxophone
    Larry Ochs, tenor saxophone
    Jon Raskin, baritone saxphone
    Min Xiao-Fen, pipa
    Kyaw Kyaw Naing, pat waing
    Jie-bing Chen, erh-hu
    Shoko Hikage, koto
    Sang Won Park, kayagum
    Jim Santi Owen, tabla tarang

    Gino Robair, conductor

    Commissioned by Other Minds and funded in part by the NEA & the San Francisco Arts Commission

Friday, March 5, 2004
Composer Stan Shaff at Audium, 1616 Bush Street, San Francisco 4:00 pm
Shaff performs #8 at his theatre of sound-sculptured space (
Composer panel, 7 pm, Forum, free
Amelia Cuni, Werner Durand, Mark Grey, Stefan Hussong, Keiko Harada,
moderated by Charles Amirkhanian
Concert, 8 pm, Theater

Amelia Cuni & Werner Durand, Ashtayama - Song of Hours (1997-98) (US premiere)
    first yama: sunrise
    second yama: morning
    third yama: midday
    fourth yama: afternoon
    fifth yama: sunset
    sixth yama: evening
    seventh yama: night
    eighth yama: deep night
    Amelia Cuni, vocalist
    Werner Durand, electronics
    Uli Sigg, staging and projections

    Funded in part by the Goethe-Institut San Francisco


Mark Grey, Sands of Time for cello and live electronic processing
    Joan Jeanrenaud, cello
    Mark Grey, electronics

Stefan Hussong, classical accordionist
    Traditional Gagaku (Japan, 10th Century),     Banshiki no Choshi
    John Cage, Dream (1948)
    Keiko Harada Bone+ (1999) (US Premiere)
    John Cage, In a landscape (1948)
    Adriana Hoelszky, High Way for One for Accordion Solo (2000) (US Premiere)
    Stefan Hussong, accordion
    Pamela Wunderlich, stilt-dancer (Dream)

    Funded in part by the Goethe-Institut San Francisco

Saturday, March 6, 2004
Women's Voices in American Orchestral Music panel series, 9 am-noon, Forum
Featuring Israeli-American guest composer Shulamit Ran
Part of the Celebrating Women in Music Festival presented by the Women's Philharmonic

My Cinema for the Ears, a documentary film on Francis Dhomont, 1:00 pm, Forum

Khachaturian , a moving centennial documentary film, 3:00 pm, Forum
(A Kuhn Foundation Film)

Composer panel, 7 pm, Forum
Joan Jeanrenaud, Alex Blake, Francis Dhomont, Stanley Shaff,
moderated by Charles Amirkhanian
Concert, 8 pm, Theater

Joan Jeanrenaud, Hommage (world premiere)
Joan Jeanrenaud, cello and electronics
Commissioned by Other Minds, funded in part by a gift from Nora Norden

Francis Dhomont, Les moirures du temps (The shimmering ripples of time) (Feb. 1999, rev. 2001)             "Phonurgie" (1998) from Cycle du son
    performed by the composer utilizing twelve loudspeakers


Alex Blake Quintet
Alex Blake, bass
Chris Hunter, soprano, alto and tenor saxophone
Ted Cruz, piano
Victor Jones, drums
Neil Clark, percussion

Other Minds 10 is funded in part by Zellerbach Family Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, The William & Flora Hewlett Foundation, Grants for the Arts/Hotel Tax Fund, Copland Fund, and A Gathering of Other Minds, our loyal individual donors.

Ticket prices for individual concerts are $35 Premium / $27 Regular / $18 Budget.
Film program prices: Dhomont $5, Khachaturian $10.
A Festival pass for all events is $80 Premium / $65 Regular / $45 Budget.
Student discount: deduct $3 Premium / $2 Regular / $1 Budget – off ticket prices.
Advance tickets for Other Minds 10 are available through the Yerba Buena Box Office by calling
(415) 978-2787 (978-ARTS) or you can buy online at YBCA Online Ticketing (click on March 2004).