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With ‘Einstein on the Beach,’ the whole is greater than the sum of the parts

Matías Tarnopolsky, Former director of Cal Performances | October 26, 2012

Cal Performances will present the opera “Einstein on the Beach” this weekend, Oct. 26-28. I had the privilege of seeing the work performed at the University Musical Society, in Ann Arbor, Mich., earlier this year, at which time I wrote the following: There is an accumulation to the senses that we experience when we listen … Continue reading »

Magnetized by music: A conversation with Kronos Quartet founder David Harrington

Matías Tarnopolsky, Former director of Cal Performances | September 19, 2012

Cal Performances launches the 2012-2013 season with our third annual Fall Free for All, a free day of performances on the UC Berkeley campus, featuring performances by artists from the world renowned Kronos Quartet to student groups. Over 13,000 people attended the first and second Fall Free for Alls in 2010 and 2011, and we are looking … Continue reading »