Venue Details

Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
510-642-9988
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 8 members
Review from linda spatz
7 events 2 reviews

Lovely performance of balanced program

reviewed Feb 14 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Athanasios
5 events 1 review

Britten is difficult to listen to but worth the effort. Bach was lucid and stirring. Walpole was not that enjoyable, seems lackluster.
The musicianship was exceptional throughout.

reviewed Feb 14 2009 report as inappropriate
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“A beacon of musical excellence.” —The Times, London

Description

Its upcoming Berkeley program celebrates the group’s history with two Bach concertos and spotlights the Academy’s longstanding commitment to English music with works by Britten and Walton. Julia Fischer, _Gramophone_’s 2007 Artist of the Year, enjoys a close relationship with the musicians and has already completed several international tours with the group.

Program: Britten/Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10; Bach/Violin Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, and Violin Concerto No. 2 in E Major; Walton/Sonata for Strings

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