William Bolcom and Acolytes Shine in Cabrillo’s “After Dixieland”

Cabrillo Music Festival celebrated William Bolcom’s 80th birthday with a performance of his jazz-infused violin concerto, alongside works by two of his former students.

"Exceptionally, all the composers were at this festival concert. And with Cabrillo’s magic in the air, the performance managed to weave in life-affirming meditations on how — irrespective of any political climate, including the current one in the U.S. — we are all dynamic humans who, commonly and constantly, are always migrating to and from somewhere." - Jessica Balik, San Francisco Classical Voice, August 7, 2018

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