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Music from Marin - Summer Festival
The 5th annual Music from Marin Summer Festival presents music from Vienna, home to both masters of the past and more recent times
Vienna — City of Dreams…and Great Music
10 FREE performances at 3 venues across Marin County:
- College of Marin Performing Arts Building, Kentfield – 6 performances
- Muir Beach Community Center, Muir Beach – 2 performances, map/contact info
- Dance Palace, Point Reyes Station – 2 performances, map/contact info
All performances last approximately 75 minutes.
This music festival includes three programs:
RED Vienna / Vienna GOLD
A chamber concert for instrumentalists, singers, and dancers. The period of 1919–1934 is referred to as Red Vienna, a time when a democratically elected Socialist government improved the lives of a majority of its citizens, without diminishing the quality of life of the elite.
The great tradition of high art was continued by Franz Lehar, Anton Webern, Fritz Kreisler, Alban Berg and Eric Wolfgang Korngold, while a new style of serious music meant to reach the masses was furthered by Hanns Eisler and Wilhelm Grosz.
Sat, 6/9, 7:30 pm – College of Marin Performing Arts Building, Kentfield
Thu, 6/14, 7:00 pm – Muir Beach Community Center, Muir Beach
Sun, 6/17, 7:00 pm – Dance Palace, Point Reyes Station
Sun, 6/24, 2:00 pm – College of Marin Performing Arts Building, Kentfield
Gomorra by HK Gruber (American Premiere)
Contemporary Opera Marin, Paul Smith director, presents one of the most beautiful works composed in the latter half of the 20th century. This ”music spectacle in one act” by the highly acclaimed Viennese composer HK Gruber is fully staged and sung in English. This version for five singers (Valentina Osinski, Michael Orlinsky, Richard Mix and Sibel Dimermin) and chorus describes a land of plenty and peace and love. If the fantastically beautiful scenic design reminds you of where we live, so much the better.
Sat, 6/16, 7:30 pm – College of Marin Performing Arts Building, Kentfield
Fri, 6/22, 7:30 pm – College of Marin Performing Arts Building, Kentfield
Sun, 6/24, 3:30 pm – College of Marin Performing Arts Building, Kentfield
Szervánszky / Cavaye Piano Duo — Viennese Masters
The London based piano duo of Valeria Szervánszky and Ronald Cavaye return to Marin to perform Franz Schubert’s masterful Fantasie, D940 and Johannes Brahms’ own arrangement of the finale of his second symphony, as well as smaller solo works by the 20th Century masters Arnold Schoenberg and Anton Webern.
Thu, 6/21, 7:00 pm – Muir Beach Community Center, Muir Beach
Sat, 6/23, 7:30 pm – College of Marin Performing Arts Building, Kentfield
Sun, 6/24, 7:00 pm – Dance Palace, Point Reyes Station
Free admission and parking
Additional time info:
Sat, 6/9 – 7:30 pm
Thu, 6/14 – 7:00 pm
Sat, 6/16 – 7:30 pm
Sun, 6/17 – 7:00 pm
Thu, 6/21 – 7:00 pm
Fri, 6/22 – 7:30 pm
Sat, 6/23 – 7:30 pm
Sun, 6/24 – 2:00 pm, 3:30 pm, 7:00 pm
835 College Ave., Kentfield, CA 94904