COMPOSERS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Mark Alburger, Music Director
SAN FRANCISCO COMPOSERS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA PRESENTS
"RETURN TO RETURN TO SORRENTO"
8:00PM, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20, OLD FIRST CHURCH,
1725 SACRAMENTO STREET (AT VAN NESS), SAN FRANCISCO, CA
OLD FIRST, SAN FRANCISCO, AND WORLD PREMIERES OF WORKS BY
JOHN BILOTTA, PHILIP FREIHOFNER, DAVID GRAVES,
PHIL LOCKWOOD, LISA SCOLA PROSEK, KIT RUSCOE, MARTHA STODDARD, DAVIDE VEROTTA, ERLING WOLD, MARK ALBURGER AND
SAN FRANCISCO, May 5, 2009 -- Ever have a tune you couldn't get out of your head? The composers of the San Francisco Composers Chamber Orchestra find themselves returning to Ernesto de Curtis'sReturn to Sorrento (1902) in Return to Return to Sorrento -- on Saturday, February 20, at Old First Church -- evoking a sunny, post-El-Nino world of musical fact and fantasy from Kit Ruscoe, John Bilotta, Philip Freihofner, David Graves, Phil Lockwood, Lisa Scola Prosek, Martha Stoddard, Davide Verotta, Erling Wold, Mark Alburger and Loren Jones
The Return pieces -- a series of variations by Jones, Scola Prosek, Ruscoe, Verotta, Wold, and Alburger -- will be interwoven into a mix that will also feature Bilotta's back-to-the-future Quantum Mechanic(semi-staged in co-operation with Goat Hall Productions / San Francisco Cabaret Opera); David Graves's relatedly-apocalyptic Tickerta
Tickets for the San Francisco Composers Chamber Orchestra's "Return to Return to Sorrento" -- on Saturday, February 20, 8:00 p.m., at 1725 Sacramento Street (at Van Ness), San Francisco, are $15 general, $12 students and seniors. Tickets are available through the Old First Church Box Office at (415) 474-1608 and at the door. For more information, please call Old First Church Box Office, or the San Francisco Composers Chamber Orchestra at (707) 474-7273, or visit the organizations' respective websites at www.sfcco.org and www.
OLD FIRST CONCERTS PRESENTS
Saturday, February 20, at 8:00 p.m. Old First Church
1725 Sacramento Street at Van Ness
San Francisco, CA
RETURN TO RETURN TO SORRENTO
San Francisco Composers Chamber Orchestra
Lisa Scola Prosek Sorrento Canzonetta
Kit Ruscoe Sorrento
Martha Stoddard Duo Concertante for Flute, Marimba, and Chamber Orchestra
Tickets:$15 general, $12 students and seniors, available through the Old First Church Box Office at (415) 474-1608, at the door, and at www.ticketweb.com.