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Other Minds Festival 8

OM 8 FESTIVAL TICKETS ON SALE NOW! ORDER THEM HERE!

Complete Program Listing below

Regular per ticket prices:

$26 Premium seating

$18 General seating

$15 Student/Senior

3-day Festival Pass:

$70 Premium

$45 General

$40 for Students and Seniors

A special Benefactors’ Ticket guaranteeing best available seating for a selected concert and an invitation to the
Other Minds Festival Composer Reception is available for $100.

Group Rates: A 20% discount is offered for groups of ten or more persons.

Buy your tickets today!

To purchase tickets, call City Box Office at (415) 392-4400; or fax ticket requests to (415) 986-0411. Online ticket purchase is available at http://www.tickets.com/search.cgi?by=event&Query=other+minds.

Ticket orders with a check or credit card number enclosed may be sent via mail to City Box Office, 180 Redwood Street, Suite 100, San Francisco, CA 94102. (A $1.50 per ticket service charge is added for mail and fax orders; service charges may differ for telephone orders.)

Concert tickets will also be available for walk-up sales at the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre Box Office beginning at 6pm
each evening of concerts.

The Other Minds concert hotline is 415/ 646-0760.

*****

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Perfect for 3-day Festival Pass holders!

Maxwell Hotel
386 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 986-2000

 

Complete Program Listings

Thursday, 7 March 2002 — Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, 3301 Lyon Street & Bay Street, San Francisco, California 94123

7:00pm Artist Forum A free artist forum on the theater stage with composers Ellen Fullman, Takashi Harada, Tania León, Pauline Oliveros, Ricardo Tacuchian and Randy Weston, moderated by Charles Amirkhanian.

8:00pm Concert — Takashi Harada • Lou Harrison • Ricardo Tacuchian • Pauline Oliveros

Takashi Harada, composer and virtuoso performer on the Ondes Martenot, performs his own compositions and works by André Jolivet, Shin-ichiro Ikebe, and Darius Milhaud, with Hiroko Sakurazawa on piano.

Lou Harrison compositions for solo guitar, including "Serenade for Frank Wigglesworth" (1952) and the world premiere of "Scenes from Nek Chand" (2001-02), a new work for National steel guitar, performed by David Tanenbaum.

Ricardo Tacuchian’s "Páprica" for solo guitar (1999) performed by David Tanenbaum, Michael Kudirka and Eric Benzant-Feldra perform "Impulsos No. 2" for two guitars (1980). "Imagem Carioca" for four guitars (1987) features The Mexican Guitar Quartet (Tomás Barreiro, Santiago Gutierrez Bolio, Santiago Lascurain, and Rodrigo Placencia).

Pauline Oliveros and The Circle Trio in a world premiere performance by Oliveros on accordion, violinist India Cooke,
and vocalist Karolyn van Putten.

Friday, 8 March 2002 — Palace of Fine Arts Theatre

7:00pm Artist Forum — A free artist forum on the theater stage with Thomas Buckner, Lou Harrison, Annea Lockwood,
and Richard Teitelbaum, in discussion with Charles Amirkhanian.

8:00pm Concert — Lou Harrison • Annea Lockwood and Thomas Buckner • Richard Teitelbaum • Takashi Harada

Other Minds salutes Lou Harrison, as keyboard soloist Linda Burman-Hall performs "Sonata for Harpsichord" (1999) and "Incidental Music to Corneille’s Cinna for tack piano" (1955-6), followed by "Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano" (1991)
with the Harmida Piano Trio.

Annea Lockwood and Thomas Buckner perform their collaborative composition "Duende" (1997),
with Lockwood on computer and vocals by baritone Buckner.

Richard Teitelbaum’s "Blends" (1977) for shakuhachi and Kurzweil synthesizer
with Teitelbaum on keyboard and shakuhachi soloist Masayuki Koga.

Takashi Harada makes a second festival appearance on the Ondes Martenot,
performing his "Voyage en septembre"and Toru Takemitsu’s "Distance de Fée" with pianist Hiroko Sakurazawa.

Pauline Oliveros' "Quintuplets Play Pen: Homage to Ruth Crawford" (2001) features Sarah Cahill, piano.

Saturday, 9 March 2002 — Palace of Fine Arts Theatre

2:00pm "The Art of the Ondes Martenot" Demonstration/Discussion/Performance

A free artist forum on the Ondes Martenot with Takashi Harada, composer and Ondes Martenot soloist, and Charles Amirkhanian, moderator.

7:00pm Concert —

Ellen Fullman and Kronos Quartet • Annea Lockwood • Ricardo Tacuchian • Tania León • Randy Weston

Ellen Fullman’s 90-foot Long String Instrument engulfs the audience with visceral vibrations as the Kronos Quartet joins her in the world premiere of "Stratified Bands: Last Kind Words" (2001).

Annea Lockwood’s "Immersion" (1998) for percussion duo, using marimba, quartz gong and two tam-tams,
performed by the Other Minds Ensemble.

Ricardo Tacuchians "Estruturas Gêmeas (Twin Structures) for Piano Four-Hands" (1978) performed by Cheryl Seltzer and
Joel Sachs of Continuum.

Tania León’s "Arenas d'un tiempo" (Sands of Time, 1992) for clarinet, cello, and piano performed by Continuum with David Gresham, clarinet; Kristina Reiko Cooper, cello; Tom Kolor, marimba; Cheryl Seltzer, piano; Joel Sachs, piano and conductor. Continuum performs "Canto" (2000) with baritone Thomas Buckner, for whom the work was written.

Randy Weston will perform a newly-commissioned work for OM 8, "Blues for Langston Hughes," along with other works; Weston on piano with his African Rhythms Quintet featuring T.K. Blue, saxophone and flute; Benny Powell, trombone; Alex Blake, bass; and Neil Clark, African percussion.

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For further information call 415/ 646-0760, or visit http://www.otherminds.org