Concert #2: A Musical Portrait
Brian Staufenbiel, Patrice Maginnis – voice
Michael McGushin, Irene Herrmann – piano
John Dizikes (prof. emeritus American Studies) – spoken word
Mexican Dances for Two Pianos
Blue Mountain Ballads
Two Gertrude Stein Songs (West Coast premiere)
Songs with Texts by Jane Bowles, Paul Bowles
Cuatro Canciones de Garcia Lorca
Selected Readings from Paul Bowles texts (John Dizikes, reader)
"Paul Bowles at 100: A Celebration of Multi-Artistry" features three hour-long concerts marking the centennial of composer Paul Bowles' (1910-1999). Each concert presents West Coast premieres from Bowles' outstanding but little-known contribution to the American art music scene at mid-century and exhibits different aspects of his diverse musical creativity.
Free admission. Doors open at 5:00 pm.
Seating is first-come, first-served.
Presented by the NEA, Institute for Humanities Research, Porter College, Cowell College, UCSC Music Department, Office of Research, Division of the Arts, and the Division of Graduate Studies.