"Ansel Adams: America"/ Young Composer/ Sixty Days

"Ansel Adams: America"  New music for orchestra inspired by photographer Ansel Adams got its world premiere by the Stockton Symphony last week and will be performed in Sacramento this week by the Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra. Today on Insight, composer Chris Brubeck tells you about the work he created with his father Dave Brubeck.

Young Composer  In addition to the Ansel Adams piece, the Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra will also peform a new piece by an up-and-coming Sacramento composer. Nineteen-year-old Levi Saelua tells you about "Prelude in G."

The Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra presents "Ansel Adams: America" and "Prelude in G" at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 11th at the Community Center Theater, 1301 L St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 264-5181.

Sixty Days  It’s the first day of freedom for a Sacramento man sentenced to several months house arrest for graffiti. He used some of that time to document his indoor life in video, which he posted on a Website. You’ll find out why.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009