Intonations Concert

Presented by Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music

Image of violinist Benjamin Beilman, mezzo Sasha Cooke, and the St. Lawrence String Quartet in a performance dressed al in black

Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s INTONATIONS: Songs from the Violins of Hope features mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke, violinist Benjamin Beilman, the St. Lawrence String Quartet, and youth violinist Thais Chernyavski filmed on location in Richmond, CA by Frazer Bradshaw; and the Cabrillo Festival Virtual Orchestra. Followed by a Post-Concert Artist Talk + Q&A.

L'dor Vador - From Generation to Generation
In recognition of the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz, and to the memory of those who found strength, solace and hope in music during the Holocaust.

Please also join us for the 11am Violins of Hope/Intonations panel discussion to hear from composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer, Violins of Hope author James Grymes, and mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke.

2021 Virtual Season Sponsors: The Humanities Institute at UCSC, Santa Cruz County Bank, Redtree Partners 

Program Items

Jake Heggie INTONATIONS: Songs from the Violins of Hope


Cabrillo Festival Orchestra virtual orchestra
Sasha Cooke mezzo-soprano
Benjamin Beilman violin
St. Lawrence String Quartet string quartet
Thais Chernyavski violinist