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Featuring the USA premiere of a new work by Philippe Leroux, as well as a premiere by 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.Find out more »
Join us for a free holiday event linked to “Unsilent Night” celebrations around the world. The original composition by Phil Kline, written specifically to be heard outdoors in the month of December, takes the form of a street promenade in which the audience becomes the performer.Find out more »
For its In the Laboratory series, which showcases large-scale contemporary classical works that push the boundaries of the concert format and experience, SFCMP will offer a wild ride of concert fun and games with the presentation of John Zorn’s potentially raucous Cobra and Frederic Rzewski’s potentially confounding Les Moutons de Panurge. Each of these works engage the energies of performers to create unheard-of possibilities.Find out more »
Led by William Winant Principal Percussionist, San Francisco Contemporary Music Players In SFCMP's Master Class series you will observe some of the most talented Bay Area music students as they learn from our renowned ensemble members in front of a live audience. Students will perform contemporary classical pieces that were selected by them. They will perform the works and be mentored in the master techniques, skills, and style of contemporary music. We invite you to observe SFCMP percussionist, Wiilliam Winant in a new…Find out more »
In this special At the Crossroads weekend event, we will celebrate the 85th anniversary of Pauline Oliveros's birth and the 50th anniversary of her seminal tape pieces made here in San Francisco, as well as Steven Schick's final season as SFCMP's Artistic Director.
Spanning three generations of artistry, the weekend festival will feature works by ...Find out more »
Bay Area Music Lovers! Chill out with the Players at our season-end celebration. Save the date and join us for wine tasting, live music presentations, great food, good company, and non-alcohol beverages too! Whether you’re new to contemporary classical music or have been a fan for years, we hope you’ll join us to relive your favorite works from the season or hear them for the first time. Details coming soon! #soundandwineFind out more »