Venue Details

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Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
510-642-9988
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Due to construction, one needs to park near Dana Street and Bancroft and use the free shuttle provided to ferry one to the concert hall
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42 reviews
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attended Jun 14 2011

Didn't like the music selection at all and the way it was mic'd distorted the sound.

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21 reviews
12 stars
attended Jun 14 2011

First piece was boring.
Loved Dawn's voice, which in her first was drowned out by the orchestra.
Dawn was great in the second half, though it was too little.
Loved the encore Piazola, but what about the Finnish junk?

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17 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 14 2011

The second half of the performance outshone the first half. The Bartok and Grieg were wonderful. The modern compositions were a bit more difficult to appreciate.

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More Information

Website

http://calperfs.berkeley.edu/performances/2010-11/ojai/du_aco.php

Description

Dawn Upshaw, soprano

The Australian Chamber Orchestra

Richard Tognetti, artistic director & conductor

*Program: *

Webern: Five Pieces for Strings, Op. 5

George Crumb: Excerpts from Black Angels

Maria Schneider: Bay Area premiere

Bartók/Tognetti: Five Hungarian Folk Songs

Grieg/Tognetti: String Quartet in G Minor

About the Ticket Supplier: Cal Performances

Cal Performances offers audiences the most comprehensive range of high quality, live performances by the world’s greatest artists, both established and emerging. Located on the UC Berkeley campus, this prestigious performing arts presenter invites audiences to enjoy the entertaining and engaging experience of the performing arts from all disciplines and cultures in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.