Symphony Performers in CAM

CAM is proud to launch a collaborative performance series with the San Antonio Symphony in March, 2010. Members of the Symphony will perform recent compositions in contemporary art spaces throughout San Antonio.

Thursday, Mar 4, 6:00 pm

The Symphony performers series starts at Blue Star with the 1967 Phillip Glass composition, Strung Out. The piece will be performed by Ertan Torgul on violin. Work by 28 local artists will be on view.

Friday, Mar 5, 6:30 pm
Friday, Mar 5, 7:00 pm

Stephanie Shapiro (English horn), Mark Ackermann (oboe) and Hideaki Okada (oboe) will give two performances, at 6:30 pm and then again at 7. The first performance, by Shapiro and Ackermann, will consist of movements one, three, and four from Eugene Bozza's Shepherds of Provence. The second performance, but Shapiro, Ackermann, and Okada will consist of three jazz tunes: Birdland (George Shearing), Prelude to a Kiss (Duke Ellington), and Mood Indigo (Duke Ellington). This is the only performance in the series taking place in a theatre space.

Saturday, Mar 6, 7:00 pm

Mary Ellen Goree (violin) will perform three pieces ranging from the traditional (Sonata No. 2 by Bach) to the more Meditation by Otto Luening, an early experimenter with electronic music and manipulated eletronic tape composition. She will close with Ballade by Eugene Ysaye. Work by Vincent Valdez and Bruce Metcalf will be on view.

Thursday, Mar 11, 7:00 pm

Stephanie Shapiro (English horn) and Mark Ackermann (oboe) will give a performance at 7 pm. The performance will include movements one, three, and four from Eugene Bozza's Shepherds of Provence.

Thursday, Mar 11, 7:30 pm

Joan Christenson (violin) and Craig Sorgi (violin) will perform at 7:30 pm. Work by Courtney Reid will be on view.

Another performance by Doug Balliet will take place at 8 pm next door at the FL!GHT Gallery (see below).

Thursday, Mar 11, 8:00 pm

Doug Balliet (bass) will perform at 8 pm. Work by Chuck Ramirez, Franco Mondini-Ruiz, Alejandro Diaz, and Andy Benavides will be on view.

This follows a 7:30 performance at neighboring gallery SMART Art Project Space (see listing above).

Tuesday, Mar 16, 6:30 pm

Doug Balliet (bass) will perform at 6:30 pm. Visual art by Cynthia Holmes will be on view.

Wednesday, Mar 17, 7:00 pm

Stephanie Key (clarinet) will perform in Ray Palmer's "Microbe Theatre," in which live music accompanies live projections of microscopic organisms. Key will be performing Key Fragments, which was composed specifically for her by Timothy Kramer.

Thursday, Mar 18, 7:00 pm

For the final performance in CAM's Symphony series, David Delambre (violin) and Karen Stiles (violin) perform at 7 pm. Work by Judith Cotrell, Sarah Frantz, Jayne Lawrence, and Vincent Valdez will be on view.