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SFCMP in Concert – October 2017

October 21 @ 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm at Taube Atrium Theater

$15 - $35


In our On Stage series, which brings to the stage some of the most influential contemporary classical composers of the 20th and 21st centuries, SFCMP’s season-opener concert will juxtapose three looks at musical color, three sonic landscapes, and three provocative composers. Featuring the USA premiere of a new work by Philippe Leroux, as well as a world premiere by California composer Nicole Mitchell, whose work celebrates African-American culture while reaching across genres, and Danish composer Hans Abrahamsen, whose work Schnee is esteemed as one of the first classics of 21st-century music. This concert will offer fluid interactions within a chamber ensemble and an electric (and eclectic) combination of instruments. This event will feature Nicole Mitchell in the “How Music Is Made” composer talk segment.


Philippe LEROUX, Postlude à l’Épais (2016) 9’ (U.S. Premiere) / Flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano
Nicole MITCHELL Procession Time (2004) 15’ (World Premiere) / Alto flute, bass clarinet, cello, piano
Hans ABRAHAMSEN Schnee (2008)  57’ / Piccolo, alto flute, English horn, clarinet, percussion, 2 pianos, violin, viola, cello


*free and open to the public
4:00 pm Open Dress Rehearsal of Procession Time by Nicole Mitchell
4:30 pm – 5:20 pm Composer Talk with Nicole Mitchell facilitated by Steven Schick

*open to ticket buyers
6:45 pm Pre-concert discussion with Artistic Director Steven Schick and Players
7:30 pm Concert
9:00 pm Post-concert party

Single Concert Tickets coming soon…

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October 21
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$15 - $35


Taube Atrium Theater
Veterans Building 4th floor 401 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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