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April 2017

Lou Harrison : A Centenary Celebration

April 21 - April 22
Z Space, 450 Florida St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Join us at Z Space for an installment of our at the Crossroads series, where we celebrate the work of legacy composers and their influence on cutting-edge emerging composers from across generations. In our two-day festival, you will eavesdrop on musical conversations between Lou Harrison, much loved California composer whose 100th birthday we celebrate in 2017, and two younger generations who share his lifelong interests of exploration and inclusivity.

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March 2017

Sound and Wine : A Season-End Celebration

March 25 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Spend time with the Players for a season-end celebration. Re-live your favorite works from the season or hear it for the first time. Enjoy a few hours of conversation with Bay Area’s finest musicians, live music, great food, and of course, some of our region’s finest wine (and beer).

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February 2017

SFCMP in Concert – February 2017

February 17 @ 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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In a departure from the usual way of presenting Stravinsky’s iconic "L’Histoire du Soldat," now approaching its centennial, we will replace the dramatic action and much of the original Ramuz text with improvised interpolations featuring trumpet virtuoso supreme, Peter Evans. Performing with Evans on various movements will include a number of exceptionally talented improvisers, including special guests Nava Dunkelman (percussion), and India Cooke (violin) as well as SFCMP’s own Kyle Bruckmann (oboe) and William Winant and Steven Schick on percussion.

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Masterclass with Steven Schick

Free
February 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
San Francisco Conservatory of Music Recital Hall, 50 Oak St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Besides chops, it takes knowledge and savvy to reach the world’s major stages. SFCM’s Master Class series invites renowned performers and conductors to share insights with Conservatory students about technique, style and the business – sprinkled with backstage tales – all before a live audience. We invite you to observe SFCMP Artistic Director and percussionist, Steven Schick in a new music and percussion master class.

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January 2017

SFCMP in Concert – January 2017

January 20 @ 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall, San Francisco Conservatory of Music 50 Oak St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Daniel Cilli Baritone

In this program, we explore the voice in its broadest sense: from a premiere of a song cycle by San Francisco composer Richard Festinger to an invocation of the voices of nature in Michael Pisaro’s evocative ricefall for 16 players and various resonant metal and wooden objects.  Anchoring the program is a pair of composers – one emerging and another established: Kate Soper’s Door features voice and electric guitar alongside a rare performance of Gyorgy Ligeti’s landmark Chamber Concerto, which…

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December 2016

SFCMP presents Phil Kline’s “Unsilent Night”

Free
December 10, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mission Dolores Park, San Francisco, Dolores St & 19th St
San Francisco, CA 94114
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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

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January 2017

Side by Side Professional Development

January 16 - January 20
San Francisco Conservatory of Music Concert Hall, 50 Oak St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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SFCMP Education Professional Development Side by Side

SFCMP helps to develop emerging performers and audiences for contemporary classical music in the San Francisco Bay Area. In our Side by Side program, pre-professional musicians rehearse and perform in a professional concert with the our ensemble.

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October 2016

SFCMP in Concert – October 2016

October 8, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Taube Atrium Theater, Veterans Building 4th floor 401 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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This work by Icelandic composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir is among the most important new pieces of recent years and anchors a program of intense luminosity, including colorful and evocative new works by California composers Ken Ueno and Joe Pereira. The San Francisco Contemporary Music Players also returns to a composer we have longed championed, Toru Takemitsu performing his sublime classic, "Toward the Sea."
Program:
4:00 How Music is Made with Ken Ueno and Joe Pereira
7:30 Concert

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