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New Music Works 2017 Season

"Lou's Life Remembered: In film and among friends"

Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 7 p.m.

See Details Below for Newly Added Event

Lou Harrison Centennial Celebration

“Lou’s Day” – A Two-concert Celebration
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Peace United Church of Christ
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

A double-Celebration of Lou Harrison’s 100th year!
Our two-concert tribute to the music of local icon Lou Harrison (1917- 2003)
involves many of the composer’s favorite collaborators performing music, dance & puppetry.
A wide lens experience of Lou Harrison’s aesthetic breadth; indefatigably experimental while breathtakingly beautiful!

Lou’s Day

3 pm Organ Concerto (matinee)

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Night Muse

7 pm Solstice (evening)

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Avant Garden Africa

Sunday, June 11, 2017; 2-6pm
2701 Monterey Ave. @ “The Garden”
Soquel, CA 95073

The exuberant music and dance of West Africa highlight this year’s Avant Garden party
with a dazzling variety of music styles, dance and cuisine.

“Lou’s Life Remembered: In film and among friends”

Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Fellowship Hall at Peace United Church of Christ
900 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95070

“Cherish, Conserve, Consider, Create”: 27 minutes. By Eric Marin

“A World of Music” 92 minutes by Eva Soltes

$10 Donation

A diverse panel of Lou Harrison friends:

  • Bill Alves, author of a new biography, “Lou Harrison, American Musical Maverick”
  • Sarah Cahill
  • Philip Collins
  • Charles Hanson
  • Robert Hughes
  • Larry Polansky
  • John Schneider

For Information: 831-425-3526