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Nonesuch Events for the Long Weekend of July 3–6

  • Thursday, July 3, 2008
    Nonesuch Events for the Long Weekend of July 3–6

    Here is our weekly list of just some of the many events going on across the globe this long, holiday weekend featuring Nonesuch artists:

    Randy Newman continues his three-day musical celebration of the Fourth of July with the Los Angeles Philharmonic led by conductor Rob Fisher at the Hollywood Bowl tonight and tomorrow night (tickets: hollywoodbowl.com). Also making special guest appearances are two legendary Brooklyn/LA Dodgers icons: former manager Tommy Lasorda and broadcaster Vin Scully. The July 4th Fireworks Spectacular, which also celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Dodgers in L.A., began last night and made the Los Angeles Times's list of not-to-be-missed events.

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    The Izumi Sinfonietta Osaka, led by Norichika Iimori, performs John Adams's Chamber Symphony tonight in its hometown Izumi Hall in Osaka, Japan, and performs the program the following night in Tokyo at Kioi Hall. Info: izumihall.co.jp.

    The Carroll Symphony Orchestra out of Carrollton, Georgia, led by Terry Lowry, celebrates Independence Day with a performance of the composer's Short Ride in a Fast Machine at the Carrollton Elementary School. On Sunday, the Brevard Music Ensemble, led by J. Falletta, will perform Short Ride at Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium in  Brevard, North Carolina. On Saturday, the Neue Elbland Philharmonie will perform the piece at Freyler-Halle in Riesa, Germany.

    Also in Germany, on Sunday, the piece continues to contribute to performances of choreographer John Neumeier's Parzifal: Episodes and Echo, by the Hamburg Ballet at the Staatsoper in Hamburg, in a score that also includes Adams's Tromba Lontana, Christian Zeal and Activity, The Wound-Dresser, El Dorado, and The Dharma at Big Sur. Tickets: hamburgballet.de.

    For another Sunday performance in Germany, Adams's Lollapalooza will be performed by the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra, led by Benjamin Shwartz in the Theater at the Festsaal in Ingolstadt. Info, auf Deutsch, at ingolstadt.up2city.de.

    Back in the States, on Saturday, the Grant Park Music Festival Orchestra, led by Carlos Kalmar, will perform Adams's Slonimsky's Earbox as part of its free series of summer concerts at the Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago's Millenium Park. Bill McGlaughlin, host of Exploring Music on Chicago radio's WFMT, narrates a program of American works spanning 125 years, beginning in the post Civil War era and ending with the music of today. Tickets are not required. Info: grantparkmusicfestival.com.

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    On Saturday, The Black Keys take the stage at the weekend-long Rothbury Festival in Rothbury, Michigan. For a complete list of artists and events, visit rothburyfestival.com.

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    The Magnetic Fields' European tour, which got under way last week with stops in Spain, Portugal, and Scandinavia, continues this weekend with three performances in Germany: tonight at the Karlstorbahnof in Heidelberg (karlstorbanhof.de), tomorrow night for an Independence Day concert at the aptly named Freiheizhalle in Munich (freiheiz.com), and Sunday night at the Passionskirche in Berlin (akanthus.de).

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    Brad Mehldau will be in Europe for Fourth of July and throughout the month as he and his Trio, with Larry Grenadier on bass and Jeff Ballard on drums, tour the continent. On Friday, the Trio will perform in Duisberg, Germany, at the Kraftzentrale in Landschaftspark Duisberg-Nord. They'll then head to Italy for the first of several dates in that country with Saturday's show at the Piazza Grande Polo Della Qualita in Marcianise. For further tour dates, click here.

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    Orchestra Baobab performs a free concert tonight at 9 PM in Toronto. The band on the Harbourfront Centre's main stage as part of the city's World Routes free concert series. Info: harbourfrontcentre.com.

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    Nicholas Payton performs in his hometown of New Orleans this Sunday  at the weekend-long Essence Festival. Tickets: essencemusicfestival.com.

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    Punch Brothers play one more show Stateside, at the Britt Pavillion in Jacksonville, Oregon, Saturday night (brittfest.org), before heading to the UK and Ireland for a two-week tour later this month. For complete tour info, click here.

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    Steve Reich's Sextet (1984) will be part of the Cheltenham Music Festival, which kicks off on July 4 and runs through July 19, when Three Strange Angels performs the piece at Town Hall in Cheltenham on Sunday. Tickets: cheltenhamfestivals.com.

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Here is our weekly list of just some of the many events going on
across the globe this long, holiday weekend featuring Nonesuch artists ...

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Here is our weekly list of just some of the many events going on across the globe this long, holiday weekend featuring Nonesuch artists:

Randy Newman continues his three-day musical celebration of the Fourth of July with the Los Angeles Philharmonic led by conductor Rob Fisher at the Hollywood Bowl tonight and tomorrow night (tickets: hollywoodbowl.com). Also making special guest appearances are two legendary Brooklyn/LA Dodgers icons: former manager Tommy Lasorda and broadcaster Vin Scully. The July 4th Fireworks Spectacular, which also celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Dodgers in L.A., began last night and made the Los Angeles Times's list of not-to-be-missed events.

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The Izumi Sinfonietta Osaka, led by Norichika Iimori, performs John Adams's Chamber Symphony tonight in its hometown Izumi Hall in Osaka, Japan, and performs the program the following night in Tokyo at Kioi Hall. Info: izumihall.co.jp.

The Carroll Symphony Orchestra out of Carrollton, Georgia, led by Terry Lowry, celebrates Independence Day with a performance of the composer's Short Ride in a Fast Machine at the Carrollton Elementary School. On Sunday, the Brevard Music Ensemble, led by J. Falletta, will perform Short Ride at Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium in  Brevard, North Carolina. On Saturday, the Neue Elbland Philharmonie will perform the piece at Freyler-Halle in Riesa, Germany.

Also in Germany, on Sunday, the piece continues to contribute to performances of choreographer John Neumeier's Parzifal: Episodes and Echo, by the Hamburg Ballet at the Staatsoper in Hamburg, in a score that also includes Adams's Tromba Lontana, Christian Zeal and Activity, The Wound-Dresser, El Dorado, and The Dharma at Big Sur. Tickets: hamburgballet.de.

For another Sunday performance in Germany, Adams's Lollapalooza will be performed by the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra, led by Benjamin Shwartz in the Theater at the Festsaal in Ingolstadt. Info, auf Deutsch, at ingolstadt.up2city.de.

Back in the States, on Saturday, the Grant Park Music Festival Orchestra, led by Carlos Kalmar, will perform Adams's Slonimsky's Earbox as part of its free series of summer concerts at the Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago's Millenium Park. Bill McGlaughlin, host of Exploring Music on Chicago radio's WFMT, narrates a program of American works spanning 125 years, beginning in the post Civil War era and ending with the music of today. Tickets are not required. Info: grantparkmusicfestival.com.

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On Saturday, The Black Keys take the stage at the weekend-long Rothbury Festival in Rothbury, Michigan. For a complete list of artists and events, visit rothburyfestival.com.

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The Magnetic Fields' European tour, which got under way last week with stops in Spain, Portugal, and Scandinavia, continues this weekend with three performances in Germany: tonight at the Karlstorbahnof in Heidelberg (karlstorbanhof.de), tomorrow night for an Independence Day concert at the aptly named Freiheizhalle in Munich (freiheiz.com), and Sunday night at the Passionskirche in Berlin (akanthus.de).

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Brad Mehldau will be in Europe for Fourth of July and throughout the month as he and his Trio, with Larry Grenadier on bass and Jeff Ballard on drums, tour the continent. On Friday, the Trio will perform in Duisberg, Germany, at the Kraftzentrale in Landschaftspark Duisberg-Nord. They'll then head to Italy for the first of several dates in that country with Saturday's show at the Piazza Grande Polo Della Qualita in Marcianise. For further tour dates, click here.

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Orchestra Baobab performs a free concert tonight at 9 PM in Toronto. The band on the Harbourfront Centre's main stage as part of the city's World Routes free concert series. Info: harbourfrontcentre.com.

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Nicholas Payton performs in his hometown of New Orleans this Sunday  at the weekend-long Essence Festival. Tickets: essencemusicfestival.com.

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Punch Brothers play one more show Stateside, at the Britt Pavillion in Jacksonville, Oregon, Saturday night (brittfest.org), before heading to the UK and Ireland for a two-week tour later this month. For complete tour info, click here.

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Steve Reich's Sextet (1984) will be part of the Cheltenham Music Festival, which kicks off on July 4 and runs through July 19, when Three Strange Angels performs the piece at Town Hall in Cheltenham on Sunday. Tickets: cheltenhamfestivals.com.

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