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Sightlines

Pre-and post-performance talks by the artists on our stages and scholars in our community add programmatic insights to your experience in the theater or the concert hall. Sightlines events take place in the performance venue and are free to event ticket holders.

2011/12 Sightlines

Mariinsky Orchestra
Sat, Oct 15, 7:00-7:30 pm
Pre-performance talk by UC Berkeley musicologist Emily Frey

Desdemona
Fri, Oct 28, 7:00-7:30 pm
Pre-performance talks by director Peter Sellars

Desdemona
Sat, Oct 29, 7:00-7:30 pm
Pre-performance talks by director Peter Sellars

Takács Quartet
Sun, Nov 6, 2:00-2:30 pm
Pre-performance talks by Prof. Nicholas Mathew, UC Berkeley

Takács Quartet
Sun, Dec 4, 2:00-2:30 pm
Pre-performance talks by Prof. Nicholas Mathew, UC Berkeley

Europa Galante
Sat, Jan 27, 7:00-7:30 pm
Pre-performance talk with ensemble founder Fabio Biondi and Prof. Kate van Orden, UC Berkeley Department of Music

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Sat, Jan 27, 7:00-7:30 pm
Pre-performance talk with Cal Performances director Matías Tarnopolsky and pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet

Kronos Quartet & the Alim Qasimov Ensemble
Sun, Feb 5, 6:00-6:30 pm
A pre-performance talk by Aida Huseynova, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University at Bloomington

Takács Quartet
Sun, Feb 19, 2:00-2:30 pm
Pre-performance talk by Scott Foglesong, Chair, Department of Muscianship and Music Theory, San Francisco Conservatory of Music

Ton Koopman & the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir
Bach's B minor Mass

Sat, March 10, 7:00-7:30 pm
Pre-performance talk by Jeffrey Thomas, artistic director of American Bach Soloists and professor, UC Davis Department of Music

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Sat, March 31, 7:00-7:30 pm
Pre-performance talk with conductor Marin Alsop hosted by Cal Performances Director Matías Tarnopolsky

Jonathan Biss, piano
Sun, April 1, 2:00-2:30 pm
Pre-performance talk by UC Berkeley musicologist Rachana Vajjhala

Quatuor Mosaïques
Fri, April 13, 7:00-7:30 pm
Pre-performance talk by musicologist Victor Gavenda

Peter Serkin, piano
Tue, May 8, 7:00-7:30 pm
Pre-performance talk by UC Berkeley musicologist Rachana Vajjhala