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Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
510-642-9988
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4.1 / 5 Rated by 18 members
Review from Lisa

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

reviewed Jun 14 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Sharon Collins

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?

reviewed Jun 14 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

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.

reviewed Jun 14 2011 report as inappropriate
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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

<em>A Thousand Splendid Suns</em> <em>Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin</em> Yoshi's Oakland <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> Oakland Athletics vs. San Francisco Giants: Preseason Baseball Steve Martin and Martin Short