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This special annual pops concert is a benefit for the Santa Cruz Symphony. Win two tickets to hear the lush orchestral scores from favorite Hollywood movies throughout the ages.

02/19/23 - 02/25/23

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18 featuring Keisuke Nakagoshi
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64

Keisuke Nakagoshi has received training from Emanuel Ax, Gilbert Kalish, Menahem Pressler and Paul Hersh and he has performed concert stages across the United States including the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall and Hollywood Bowl. In 2014, he made a solo debut with San Francisco Symphony on Ingvar Lidholm’s Poesis with Herbert Blomstedt conducting. Keisuke and Swiss pianist Eva-Maria Zimmermann formed a piano duet, ZOFO and their first CD was nominated for Grammy award for best chamber music/small ensemble in 2013. Aside from ZOFO, Mr. Nakagoshi is a pianist in residence at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and also he serves as pianist in the production team for Opera Parallèle. 

03/05/23 - 03/11/23

Win two tickets to Chora Nova's performance of The Cloud Messenger by Gustav Holst (U.S. Premiere of the chamber orchestra version) and Frostiana by Randall Thompson. At First Church, Berkeley.


Emerita pianist extraordinaire Dale Tsang returns to celebrate E4TT's 15th anniversary with nine works chosen from a new Call for Scores for solo piano by Richard Derby, Mary Fineman, Arthur Gottschalk, Jon Grier, Juliana Hall, Wenbin Lyu, Jessica Mao, Paul Novak, and Joao Pedro Oliveira. 

03/20/23 - 03/26/23

Win two tickets to Santa Cruz Symphony's Hero's Journey at 7:30p.m. on April 1st in Santa Cruz's Civic Auditorium. This program features a juxtaposition of heroic journeys by Gandhi and Beethovenm symbolizing their evolution and triumph of free will against fate. West Coast premiere of Seven Decisions of Gandhi by composer violinist William Harvey, founder of Cultures in Harmony.