Recommended Concert: ECO ENSEMBLE TOSHIO HOSOKAWA PORTRAIT CONCERT (Cal Performances at UC Berkeley)

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by Harvey Perr on January 10, 2022

in Concerts / Events,Music,Theater-San Francisco / Bay Area

CAL PERFORMANCES AT UC BERKELEY PRESENTSECO ENSEMBLETOSHIO HOSOKAWA PORTRAIT CONCERTFEATURING STACEY PELINKA, FLUTESSATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5 AT 8PMIN HERTZ HALL

Cal Performances at UC Berkeley welcomes back the university’s ensemble-in-residence, Eco Ensemble, in a concert showcasing the music of Toshio Hosokawa, one of Japan’s pre-eminent living composers, on Saturday, February 5 at 8pm at Hertz Hall. The contemporary chamber music ensemble, directed by music department faculty member David Milnes, will be joined by flute virtuoso Stacey Pelinka of the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble for a concert that reflects the composer’s interest in traditional Japanese arts such as calligraphy and gagaku as sources of musical inspiration. Toshio Hosokawa will be a guest of the music department in Fall 2022 as the distinguished Bloch Lecturer.

Ticket Information

Tickets for Eco Ensemble: Toshio Hosokawa Portrait Concert on Saturday, February 5 at 8pm at Hertz Hall are $34 (prices subject to change). Half-price tickets are available for UC Berkeley students. Tickets are available through the Ticket Office at Zellerbach Hall, at (510) 642-9988, at calperformances.org, and at the door. For more information about discounts, go to calperformances.org/discounts.

CAL PERFORMANCES PRESENTS

Saturday, February 5, 8pm

Hertz HallBancroft Way at College AvenueUC Berkeley campus

New MusicEco EnsembleToshio Hosokawa Portrait Concert

David Milnes, directorStacey Pelinkaflutes

Program:Toshio Hosokawa/Atem Lied (1997)                             Drawing (2004)                             Windscapes (1996)                             Voyage V (2001, US Premiere)

Eco Ensemble, UC Berkeley’s ensemble-in-residence, specializes in performances of works by living composers and is directed by new-music champion and music department faculty member David Milnes. This season’s Cal Performances concert showcases the music of Toshio Hosokawa, among Japan’s pre-eminent living composers, who will be a guest of the music department in Fall 2022 as the distinguished Bloch Lecturer. The program―which features flute virtuoso Stacey Pelinka of the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble―reflects the composer’s interest in traditional Japanese arts such as calligraphy and gagaku as sources of musical inspiration.

Tickets: $34 (prices subject to change)

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