Fresh Ink: New Music – Conversation and Sneak Peek of California Symphony’s World Premiere Artifacts
Returning with Fresh Ink, composer Katherine Balch is ready to share a first look and listen into the making of Artifacts, her violin concerto commissioned by the California Symphony. Hear acclaimed lecturer and program annotator Scott Fogleson moderate a conversation on the world premiere of Balch’s new work with California Symphony Music Director Donato Cabrera, Young American Composer-in-Residence Katherine Balch, and guest violinist Robyn Bollinger. The California Symphony will present the world premiere of Artifacts on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek.
Come and meet the artists and performers of this new composition and enjoy a first listen of this exciting new work before everyone else.
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Elise Hooper, Author of “Learning to See: A Novel of Dorothea Lange, The Woman Who Revealed the Real America”
Brave Little Nell—The Eleanor Roosevelt Story
January 16, 2019
2018 Past Events
WWI Armistice Centennial: A Commemoration in Poetry & Song
November 6, 2018
Gregory Crouch, author of The Bonanza King
October 10, 2018
In Conversation with Donia Bijan, author of The Last Days of Cafe Leila
January 10, 2018
Divided We Stand: Testing the Resilience of Our Democracy
March 14, 2018
California Symphony – Fresh Ink: New Music
May 2, 2018
Little Women: The 150th Anniversary of an American Classic
May 23, 2018
Festival Opera – For Singing Out Loud!
June 20, 2018
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