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Thursday, October 22, 2015, 4:00am to 5:30am

Bloch Lecture 2- Kaija Saariaho: Making Music, Sharing Music - Kaija Saariaho in conversation with conductor Susanna Mälkki, cellist Anssi Karttunen, UC Berkeley’s David Milnes and Matias Tarnopolsky

World-renowned composer, Kaija Saariaho will be in residence in the Department of Music during the fall 2015 semester. In addition to master classes and private lessons with student composers, she will participate in a number of appearances, including five public Bloch Lectures featuring conversations with several of her distinguished collaborators. The Eco Ensemble with David Milnes; Regents' lecturer and cellist Anssi Karttunen, soprano Lauren Snouffer and baritone Nikolas Nackley will present a monograph concert of the music of Kaija Saariaho at Cal Performances on Friday, October 23 in Hertz Hall.

***Note the locations for these upcoming events: Hertz Hall, 125 Morrison Hall***

2. Wednesday 10/21 8–9:30pm, Hertz Hall: Making Music, Sharing Music: Kaija Saariaho in conversation with conductor Susanna Mälkki, cellist Anssi Karttunen, UC Berkeley’s David Milnes and Matias Tarnopolsky

3. Wednesday 10/28, 8–9:30pm, Hertz Hall: Intuition, Collaboration, Discovery: Kaija Saariaho discusses her decades-long process of collaboration with, flutist, Camilla Hoitenga and moderator Matias Tarnopolsky, Director of Cal Performances. Ms. Hoitenga will perform selections from Ms. Saariaho's works.

4. Friday 10/30, 3–5pm, Elkus Room, 125 Morrison Hall: From the Avant-Garde through IRCAM, to the Present Moment: Kaija Saariaho in conversation with composer Jean-Baptiste Barrière and UC Berkeley’s Adrian Freed, Edmund Campion and Deirdre Loughridge

5. Friday 11/6, 3–5pm, Elkus Room, 125 Morrison Hall: Continuing Thoughts on Music: Kaija Saariaho in conversation with Jennifer Koh and UC Berkeley’s Matias Tarnopolsky
Kaija Saariaho discusses her current views on a life in music, music composition, and upcoming projects, with violinist Jennifer Koh, and moderator Matias Tarnopolsky. Ms. Koh will perform Ms. Saariaho’s Frises.

Ms. Saariaho's residency and the presence of her distinguished guests are made possible by the Department of Music, in collaboration with the Townsend Center for the Humanities at UC Berkeley, The Center for New Music and Audio Technologies, and Cal Performances.

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