Friday, June 11, 2010

June 11 - Ah Woo!

Mark Alburger, Music Director

Silence of the Wolves

8pm, Friday, June 11, Old First Presbyterian Church, San Francisco, CA
Mark Alburger, John Kendall Bailey, and Martha Stoddard, conducting


Loren Jones - Wolf Wood

Martha Stoddard - Cowgirl Rondo

John Beeman - Fancy Free

Davide Verotta - An Enticement of Silence


Cindy Collins - Kinesthesia

Lisa Scola Prosek - Three Songs from Ten Days

Darius Milhaud - Chamber Symphonies Nos. 1-3

No. 1 ("Le Printemps")

No. 2 ("Pastorale")

No. 3 ("Serenade")

Another concert of fine performances, and a good time is had by all. Very impressive string section (though we will miss, Clare, who is moving to Boston to persue her Master's in Viola at New England Conservatory), and a basically smooth rehearsal/performance cycle. Also nice to see Patti and John, Michael McDonagh, Alan Crossman, Phil Freihoffner, Ariella's large and talented family, and many other friendly folks.

Two hours before the show, manage to squeeze in two videos: that of Variations and Theme: VIII and


The day starts with a trip with Harriet to Firestone, two more pages (22-23) composed for Vespers: XI. Sancta Maria, Ora Pro Nobis,

the requisite fashion statement made adjacent to



then the jump to

San Francisco,

with a sideshow

petrol adventure on Yerba Buena /

Treasure Islands.

After the show, return through Marin to post videos, etc.