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2012 Festival

Thursday June 7th 2012 Festival

 

 

Ojai Talks
3:30-4:30 pm | Ojai Theater
Ara Guzelimian, director

Music and Place: A Creative Environment
Steven Schick, percussion
guest speakers TBA

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Free Community Event
5:00 pm | 
Libbey Park

John Luther Adams:  Inuksuit (West Coast Premiere)
An expansive spatial work for 48 percussion and piccolo players placed throughout Libbey Park directed by Steven Schick. Read More

Following Inuksuit, join American Public Media for a special Concert Insights. Performance Today host Fred Child welcomes guests Leif Ove Andsnes and Steven Schick. 7pm, Libbey Park tennis courts. FREE. Read complete press release 

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Evening Concert
8:00 pm | Libbey Bowl

JOHN LUTHER ADAMS: Red Arc / Blue Veil
Marc-André Hamelin, piano
Steven Schick, percussion

SHOSTAKOVICH: Six Poems of Marina Tsvetaeva, Op. 143a
Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano

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IVES: Concord Sonata
Marc-André Hamelin, piano

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Ojai Talks
1:00-4:30 pm | Ojai Valley Community Church

Ara Guzelimian, director

Part I: Music and Place: Norwegian Mood
1:00-2:30 pm
Leif Ove Andsnes

Part II: Music and Place: The Interior Landscape
3:00-4:00 pm
Reinbert de Leeuw, composer

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Evening Concert
8:00 pm | Libbey Bowl

Janáček: String Quartet No. 2 “Intimate Letters” (arr. for string orchestra)
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra

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Reinbert de Leeuw
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 Im Wunderschönen Monat Mai (In the Merry Month of May)
Reinbert de Leeuw, piano
Lucy Shelton, soprano
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra

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Morning Concert
11:00 am | Libbey Bowl

Eivind Buene: Langsam und Schmachtend
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra

Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder
Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra

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Berg: Four Songs Op. 2
Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano
Marc-André Hamelin, piano

Berg: Four Pieces Op. 5
Martin Fröst, clarinet
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53, Waldstein Sonata
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano

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Evening Concert
8:00 pm | Libbey Bowl

Haflidi Hallgrímsson: Poemi, Op. 7
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra
Terje Tønneson, violin

Bent Sørensen: Piano Concerto No. 2, “La Mattina” (U.S. PREMIERE)
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra

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Anders HillborgPeacock Tales (version for clarinet and tape)
Martin Fröst, clarinet

MozartTrio in E flat K. 498, “Kegelstatt”
Martin Fröst, clarinet
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Antoine Tamestit, viola

György Kurtág: Hommage à Robert Schumann
Martin Fröst, clarinet
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Antoine Tamestit, viola

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Morning Concert
11:00 am | Libbey Bowl

Bartók: Contrasts
Marc-André Hamelin, piano
Martin Fröst, clarinet
Øyvind Bjorå, violin

Grieg: Holberg Suite
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra

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William Bolcom: Cabaret Songs (Selections)
Marc-André Hamelin, piano
Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano


Copland
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 Clarinet Concerto
Martin Fröst, clarinet
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra

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Evening Concert
5:30 pm | Libbey Bowl

Debussy: Danses sacrée et profane
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra

John Adams: Shaker Loops
Reinbert de Leeuw, conductor
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra

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John Luther Adams: Dark Waves (version for two pianos and tape)
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Marc-André Hamelin, piano

Stravinsky: Sacre du printemps
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Marc-André Hamelin, piano

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