Minds Festival 8
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$18 General seating
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Group Rates: A 20% discount is offered for groups of ten or more persons.
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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
The Other Minds concert hotline is 415/ 646-0760.
If you want to stay
in San Francisco after a concert, may we recommend the lovely Maxwell
Hotel on Geary Street, Union Square. They are offering a great discount
rate of $129/ night (regular price is $180+) to Other Minds Festival 8
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 Tacuchians "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).
Oliveros and The Circle Trio
in a world premiere performance by Oliveros on accordion, violinist India
Friday, 8 March 2002 Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
Artist Forum A
free artist forum on the theater stage with Thomas Buckner, Lou Harrison,
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 Corneilles
Cinna for tack piano" (1955-6), followed by "Trio for Violin, Cello
and Piano" (1991)
Lockwood and Thomas Buckner
perform their collaborative composition "Duende" (1997),
Teitelbaums "Blends" (1977)
for shakuhachi and Kurzweil synthesizer
Harada makes a second festival appearance
on the Ondes Martenot,
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.
Ellen Fullman and Kronos Quartet Annea Lockwood Ricardo Tacuchian Tania León Randy Weston
Ellen Fullmans 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).
Lockwoods "Immersion" (1998)
for percussion duo, using marimba, quartz gong and two tam-tams,
"Estruturas Gêmeas (Twin Structures) for Piano Four-Hands" (1978)
performed by Cheryl Seltzer and
Tania Leóns "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