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Festival Opera | Pamela Z | Midsummer Mozart Festival | The Countess Katya Smirnoff-Skyy

Festival Opera_La Voix Humaine &
Courtesy Festival Opera
Festival Opera_La Voix Humaine_Dido & Aeneas_7/12 & 14/24

7/10/24 On the Arts Host David Latulippe talks to Festival Opera’s General Director Zachary Gordin and Stage Director Celine Ricci about the upcoming productions of La Voix Humaine and Dido & Aeneas.

David also catches up with Artist Composer Pamela Z and her upcoming performances and commissions traversing the US – be sure to catch a show.

Pianist John Wilson will also be on the show to talk about his series of upcoming Bay Area concerts celebrating the Midsummer Mozart Festival 50th Anniversary.

And finally, David welcomes the inimitable Countess Katya Smirnoff-Skyy. Let’s raise our glasses!

Join us Wednesdays @ 4:00PM!

Festival Opera_Zachary Gordin_Celine Ricci
Photo: Zachary Gordin (credit: Bradford Rogne)_Celine Ricci (Courtesy Festival Opera)
Festival Opera_Zachary Gordin_Celine Ricci

FESTIVAL OPERA
GUESTS:
ZACHARY GORDIN / GENERAL DIRECTOR
CELINE RICCI / STAGE DIRECTOR

Festival Opera Presents:
A double-bill of two one-act operas
LA VOIX HUMAINE (The Human Voice)
Francis Poulenc, composer
Jean Cocteau, librettist

DIDO & AENEAS
Henry Purcell, composer
Nahum Tate, librettist after Book IV of Virgil’s poem, Aeneid

HOFMANN THEATRE / LESHER CENTER FOR THE ARTS
1601 CIVIC DRIVE / WALNUT CREEK
JULY 12, 2024 | 7:30PM
JULY 14, 2024 | 2:00PM
PURCHASE TICKETS HERE:
https://www.festivalopera.org/la-voix-dido

Zachary Gordin:
https://www.zacharygordin.com/

Celine Ricci:
https://www.arsminerva.org/

Artist & Composer Pamela Z
Photo: rubra (Courtesy of Ars Electronica)
Artist & Composer Pamela Z

PAMELA Z / ARTIST & COMPOSER
https://pamelaz.com/

UPCOMING EVENTS:

July 17, 2024 | 7:30PM
Adam Tendler: INHERITANCES
(Tendler plays Pamela Z "Thank You So Much")
Brava Theater / San Francisco
2781 24th St. / SF
(Pamela Z panel discussion only)
Purchase tickets here

August 10, 2024
Pamela Z at James Casebere Opening
T Space
60 Round Lake Road / Rhinebeck, NY
Pamela Z will perform at the August opening event.
For more info:
https://tspacerhinebeck.org/sculpture-painting/4909-2-copy-copy/
https://tspacerhinebeck.org/poetry-music/hxh-copy-2-copy-copy-2/

August 11, 2024
Pamela Z Solo Concert
The Foundry
2 Harris St. / West Stockbridge, MA
Purchase tickets here

September 6-8, 2024
Zeitgeist plays Pamela Z’s “Closed Loop”
Barringer Family Farms / Ellsworth, WI
(More info. to follow)
https://pamelaz.com/events/

September 30, 2024
Pamela Z, Danishta Rivero and Anthony Green
CNMAT Center for New Music and Audio Technologies
1750 Arch St. / Berkeley CA
For more info:
https://cnmat.berkeley.edu/events/pamela-z-danishta-rivero-anthony-r-green

November 14, 2024 | 8:00PM
Pamela Z.
Live @ Low End
BEMIS Center
624 S/ 12th St / Omaha NE
(More info. to follow)
https://pamelaz.com/events/
https://www.bemiscenter.org/events

Artist & Composer Pamela Z
Photo: Ian Winters
Artist & Composer Pamela Z
Pianist John Wilson_Midsummer Mozart Festival 50th Anniversary
Courtesy John Wilson (ROYCOY)
Pianist John Wilson_Midsummer Mozart Festival 50th Anniversary

JOHN WILSON / PIANIST
https://www.johnwilsonpiano.com/

Midsummer Mozart Festival 50th Anniversary: Mozart Piano Concerto No. 24
https://www.midsummermozart.org/shows

Upcoming Midsummer Mozart Concerts:
Sunday, July 14, 2024 | 6:30PM
The Mountain Winery
14831 Pierce Rd. / Saratoga CA
Midsummer Mozart Festival 50th Anniversary
Purchase tickets here

Saturday July 20, 2024 | 7:00PM
Buena Vista Winery
18000 Old Winery Rd. / Sonoma CA
Midsummer Mozart Festival 50th Anniversary
For more info. and to purchase tickets – click here

Sunday, July 21, 2024 | 3:30PM
Berkeley City Club Ballroom
2315 Durant Ave. / Berkeley CA
Midsummer Mozart Festival 50th Anniversary
For more info. and to purchase tickets – click here

More upcoming events & releases:

Friday, July 26, 2024 | 7:00PM
Renaissance Night at The Hibernia
1 Jones St. / SF
For more info. and to purchase tickets - click here

Pentatone Records will be re-releasing Wilson's album Upon Further Reflection
https://www.pentatonemusic.com/pentatone-to-release-collection-of-michael-tilson-thomas-compositions-in-fall-2024/

https://www.johnwilsonpiano.com/new-page-1

January 2025
Marin Symphony Orchestra
Grieg Piano Concerto
https://marinsymphony.org/

Pianist John Wilson_
Courtesy John Wilson
Pianist John Wilson_Midsummer Mozart Festival 50th Anniversary
Countess Katya Smirnoff-Skyy_Feinstein's @ The Nikko_7/12 & 13, 2024
Courtesy The Katya Smirnoff-Skyy
The Countess Katya Smirnoff-Skyy_Feinstein's @ The Nikko_7/12 & 13, 2024

THE COUNTESS KATYA SMIRNOFF-SKYY
I DID IT MY WAY / A MASTERCLASS IN SONG
JULY 12 & 13, 2024 | 8:00PM
FEINSTEIN’S AT THE NIKKO
222 MASON ST. / SF
For more info. and to purchase tickets:
https://www.feinsteinssf.com/
https://www.katyasmirnoffskyy.com/