Arts & Events

Berkeley Arts Festival Continues Through May

By Bonnie Hughes
Friday May 18, 2012 - 02:23:00 PM

The Berkeley Arts Festival has been extended through May 31. All performances will take place at 2133 University Avenue in downtown Berkeley. 


May 18: Jerry Kuderna piano concert, 12 noon 

Kuderna plays works from classics to new music 

May 19: Sarah Cahill and Regina Schaffer, piano concert, 8 pm 

Duo performs the complete four-hand piano music of Terry Riley, including "Cinco de Mayo" and "Etude from the Old Country." 


May 23: Trio of Ochs, 8 pm,  

Larry Ochs, tenor sax; David Rempis, alto sax; and Darren Johnston, trumpet 


May 25: Jerry Kuderna piano concert, 12 noon 


May 26: Dean Santomieri and Thea Farhadian concert, 8 pm 

This new duo will perform structured and free improvisations for violin and guitar. 

The evening also includes solo performances from each performer-Violin & Interactive Electronics and Electric Resonator Guitars and spoken word. 

Thea Farhadian: Acoustic violin, violin & interactive electronics, and 13-stringed Monstrosity. 

Dean Santomieri: Electric resonator guitars and spoken word. 


May 31: Goat Hall Production: BRECHT!, 8 pm 

A Cabaret performance of songs featuring the provocative poetry of Bertolt Brecht 

and the incomparable music of Kurt Weill and Hanns Eisler. 


suggested donation $10-$20 


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