San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
5:15-6:15pm Docents available to discuss the site at the Marion Davies Guest House
Join Salastina and KUSC radio host Brian Lauritzen for a guided tour through one of the most beautiful works in the chamber music repertoire. The complete performance of Debussy's only string quartet will be preceded by an engaging session including notes about the composer and musical examples from the work. The artists and host will continue the conversation with the audience after the concert.
String Quartet in G minor
I. Animé et très décidé
II. Assez vif et bien rythmé
III. Andantino, doucement expressif
IV. Très modéré
Children's Corner Suite arr. for two violins by Kevin Kumar, with selections that may include excerpts from:
Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum, Jimbo's Lullaby, Serenade of the Doll, The Snow is Dancing
Now in its third season, the Salastina Music Society has quickly become a “significant and distinctive contribution to the chamber music scene in Los Angeles” (CultureSpot LA). Praised for “leading the way for the future of chamber music” (Ovation Press), Salastina’s fresh approach to the concert experience results in innovative performances with broad audience appeal. To date, over a dozen performances have been broadcast nationally on American Public Media’s Performance Today. Salastina is a member of the Pasadena Arts Council’s EMERGE Fiscal Sponsorship Program. Please visit www.salastinasociety.org for more information.
Stop by early for information on the Beach House by docents from the Santa Monica Conservancy.
Tickets are free but space is limited and reservations are required. If you would like to attend, please reserve online. Please plan to arrive by 6:15pm to retain your reservation. Late seating, even for reservation-holders, is not guaranteed. To adjust or cancel your reservation for this event, email firstname.lastname@example.org. We appreciate your keeping in touch!
Getting Here: The Beach House is located at 415 Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Monica, CA 90402 on the west side of Pacific Coast Highway. Enter off PCH at the Beach House Way traffic light. May – September, parking is $3/hr & $12/day. October – April, there is a special Beach=Culture rate of $5 after 5pm (attendees must display receipt on dash). The park and pay machines in three areas of the parking lot take credit cards and cash. Check http://www.annenbergbeachhouse.com for parking details.
Parking: May-September the parking rate is $3/hr at the park and pay machines available in three areas of the ACBH parking lot. Machines take cards and cash. For updated parking info and lot hours, please check the website for details.
Other events: To view & make reservations for future free Beach=Culture events, check http://annenbergbeachhouse.com/beachculture.
General Info: For hours, events and more, visit http://www.annenbergbeachhouse.com, or call (310) 458-4904. Back on the Beach Café hours are subject to change but are generally through 8pm in the summer, call (310) 393-8282 to confirm.
When & Where
Beach=Culture at the Beach House
Please note that there is bike parking available onsite - bring a lock. Car parking is available and rates vary from weekdays to weekends and season to season.
Plan to arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the event; reservations are released then and late seating is not guaranteed. Although Eventbrite's automatic email encourages you to print your ticket out, at this time we only require you to give your last name at the door. If an event is at capacity, we will generally open a waitlist online and you can sign up. We will not contact you; just plan to arrive by 15 minutes prior to the event and we will assess unclaimed reservations then.
If you have any questions, please email email@example.com or call (310) 458-4904 for the Guest Services desk at the Beach House.
The Annenberg Community Beach House at Santa Monica State Beach is a public beach club open to all - no membership required. For more information, please visit annenbergbeachhouse.com. The Beach House is made possible by a generous gift from the Annenberg Foundation, at the recommendation of Wallis Annenberg, and in partnership with the City of Santa Monica and California State Parks. Additional funding was provided by the US Department of Housing & Urban Development and the federal Preserve America program.
The Annenberg Community Beach House is wheelchair accessible and ADA compliant. For disability related accommodations, please call Guest Services at 310-458-4904.
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