MUSIC: Cappella SF and Bang on a Can All-Stars at the Zellerbach Hall
Cappella SF joins with Bang on a Can All-Stars in Pulitzer Prize-winning Anthracite Fields with Ragnar Bohlin conducting. Presented in association with Cal Performances, University of California, Berkeley.
The chamber ensemble Bang on a Can All-Stars joins with Cappella SF for a performance of founding member Julia Wolfe's Pulitzer Prize-winning Anthracite Fields. Ragnar Bohlin will lead Cappella SF and the Bang on a Can All-Stars in the performance of this "powerful oratorio for chorus and sextet evoking Pennsylvania coal-mining life around the turn of the 20th Century," as cited by the Pulitzer committee.
Bang on a Can All-Stars
Formed in 1992, the Bang on a Can All-Stars are recognized worldwide for their ultra dynamic live performances and recordings of today’s most innovative music. Bang on a Can All-Stars members: Ashley Bathgate, cello; Robert Black, bass; Vicky Chow, piano; David Cossin, percussion; Mark Stewart, guitars and Ken Thomson, clarinets.
Cappella SF is a professional chamber choir, founded by Ragnar Bohlin, Artistic Director of the Grammy-award winning San Francisco Symphony Chorus. Cappella SF was created to bring the magic of a cappella music from all stylistic periods to the Bay Area and beyond at the highest artistic level. Members of the ensemble are veterans of the leading professional chorus groups of the San Francisco Bay Area, including Chanticleer, Philharmonia Baroque Chorale, American Bach Soloists and the choruses of San Francisco Symphony and San Francisco Opera. Its members teach, lead ensembles and appear as soloists throughout the Bay Area and beyond.
When: February 26 at 7 PM
Where: The Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley
Tickets and more information: www.CalPerformances.org
For more information about Cappella SF, please visit: Cappella SF