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“I was inspired to write the musical when the U.S. Supreme Court struck down California Proposition 8 and The Defense of Marriage Act in June 2013,” explains Taylor. “Many in the country don’t understand why same-sex couples need the protection of marriage. When John was ill, we found a system that didn’t put any value on our 15-year relationship.”. “Are You Married?” premiered earlier this year at Danville Congregational Church. Tickets to the October performances are $10, with a substantial portion benefiting the organization Marriage Equality, USA. For more information email Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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More than a depiction of “rumble, rumble, sadness,” says Eigsti, who has toured Japan seven times, the piece tries to reflect “qualities of perseverance and strength and all the things I love in Japanese culture.”. In “Courage,” the orchestra hovers around Eigsti’s piano “like a halo,” says Michael Morgan, Oakland-East Bay’s conductor, who has commissioned works by dozens of composers over 22 years. He admires the pianist’s ability to create something that’s sophisticated and satisfying for musicians to perform, while delivering an “immediate emotional” message to the audience. And he predicts that Eigsti “will never hit the outer limits of his imagination.”.