Highly acclaimed pianist Sarah Cahill will inaugurate the Berkeley Arts Festival at 8 pm on Saturday, May 1, performing a program of exciting piano music, including of Annie Gosfield's Five Characters Walk Into a Bar (2010), Eve Beglarian's Night Psalm (2009), Terry Riley's Fandango on the Heaven Ladder (1994), Balinese Ceremonial Music arranged by Colin McPhee/Evan Ziporyn (2007), Tania Leon's Mistica (2003), selections from Larry Polansky's B'midbar (2009), Guy Klucevsek's Don't Let the Boogie Man Get You (2005), and selections from Mamoru Fujieda's Begonia in My Life (2009).
The Dazzling Divas will appear at the Berkeley Arts Festival on Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 8 pm
Opera Divas Pamela Connelly, Kathleen Moss and Eliza O’Malley light up the hall with arias, duets and trios from celebrated operas of Puccini, Verdi, Bellini, Bizet, Delibes and more, with master pianist Hadley McCarroll. Come indulge yourself in a dazzling evening of opera's top hits with these Bay Area favorites.
The Berkeley Arts Festival will run for the the entire month of May at 2121 Allston Way, the future home of the Judah L. Magnes Museum in downtown Berkeley. It is across the street from Cancun Taqueria and Gather. Donation $10
For the entire calendar see berkeleyartsfestival.com.