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Sun. 30 April 2017
2 & 4pm

Coldwater Canyon Park
Marmol Radziner + Associates (2004)


Michael Kaufman, Benjamin Lash, Yoshika Masuda, Gabriel Martins & Peter Myers, cellos


Situated on a plateau at the crest of the Santa Monica Mountains, an award-winning Platinum LEED Certified structure of glass, concrete and reclaimed wood hosts a unique and versatile cello quintet, hailed as “brilliant” and “superb” by the Los Angeles Times. Amidst this lush, natural setting, enjoy a program of music inspired by the wonders of Springtime and the promise of renewal in the natural world: from the origins and maturation of life (Messiaen’s O Sacrum Convivium, Debussy’s The Girl with the Flaxen Hair, and Footsteps in the Snow) – to habitat, both urban and natural (selections from West Side Story; Dvorák’s Silent Woods) – to death and lament (Schubert’s Erlkönig; Wilson’s Lament in Memory of Matthew Shepard).

Coldwater Canyon Festival: Make it a “green afternoon”! Explore TreePeople’s nature trails and greenhouses, take self-guided eco-tours, enjoy a reception in the Watershed Garden (3-4:00 pm), and explore nearby Franklin Canyon! Click here to view a PDF of the festival packet.

Sally and Irwin Goldstein are cosponsors of the Premium Series.

This afternoon’s Coldwater Canyon Festival and concerts are made possible in part by a generous grant from The Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris Foundation.