Jacaranda's upcoming concert of Benjamin Britten's music, scheduled for Saturday, March 16, 2013 8pm, is being postponed to Sunday, April 7, 2013, 7:30 pm, due to a visa issue involving key musical personnel.
Jacaranda’s usual venue will be the same for the rescheduled concert: The First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica, 1220 Second St., Santa Monica, CA 90401.
Single concert tickets, $40 general; $20 students; purchase tickets for all three remaining concerts for a 20% discount: http://www.jacarandamusic.org. Or call for information: (213) 483-0216.
Jacaranda's final three concerts of their season is devoted to the music of Benjamin Britten in honor of his centenary.
NEW DATE: April 7, 7:30 p.m. Concert: "February House - the Original Brooklyn Party Place"
The theme of this concert are about the celebrities that lived at February House, the storied Brooklyn residence where Britten and his partner, tenor Peter Pears, lived in the early 1940s.
The concert features the Australian pianists Liam Viney and Ana Rosenberg, performing solo works on piano for four-hands and two-piano works by Britten and Bowles. They will also perform music written by some of the famous guests who attended parties at the February House: composers Aaron Copland, Virgil Thomson and Colin McPhee.
Other artists performing will be clarinetist Stuart Clark and oboist Keve Wilson.
April 7th 2013 Program:
Benjamin Britten: Introduction and Rondo alla Burlesca (1940)
Virgil Thomson: Persistently Pastoral: A Portrait of Aaron Copland (1942)
Aaron Copland: Danzon Cubano (1944)
Virgil Thomson: Souvenir: A Portrait of Paul Bowles” (1935)
Paul Bowles: Sonata for Oboe and Clarinet (1931)
Colin McPhee: Balinese Ceremonial Music (1940)