Subscribe Today and Join us in our 47th Season

We invite you to join SFCMP’s stimulating and adventurous 2017-18 Season. SFCMP offers the West’s best in large-ensemble contemporary classical, with a frequent spotlight on California composers. SUBSCRIBE TODAY for the best ticket prices!

Our 47th season, and Steven Schick’s seventh and final season as Artistic Director of SFCMP offers six concerts, composer talks, a new music master class, Bay Area call for scores, and a season celebration.

Season Subscription benefits:

  • Tickets to all SFCMP 2017-18 concerts including a solo-percussion concert by Steven Schick
  • Composer talks and open dress rehearsals before each concert
  • Subscriber pass to SFCMP’s season-end celebration
  • VIP observer pass to a master class by Grammy-nominated SFCMP percussionist William Winant
  • 15% savings compared to single-ticket purchases
  • Easy ticket transfer if you cannot make an event

$170 general / $85 students

Eventbrite - SFCMP 2017-18 Season Subscription

on STAGE Series

In our on Stage Series we help you discover large-ensemble contemporary classical works of the most influential and innovative composers of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Our 2017-18 concert in this series is:

Sat, Oct 21, 2017 at Taube Atrium Theater
Philippe Leroux
Nicole Mitchell
Hans Abrahamsen
Composer Talk and Open Rehearsal with Nicole Mitchell

in the LABORATORY Series

In our in the Laboratory Series you will experience large-ensemble contemporary classical works that have pushed the boundaries of the concert format through experimentation and exploration.

Our 2017-18 concert in this series is:

Fri, Jan 19, 2018 at Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall, SFCM
Don Byron
Ryan Brown
Vivian Fung
Frederic Rzewski
John Zorn
Composer Talk and Open Rehearsal with Vivian Fung and Ryan Brown

at the CROSSROADS Series

In our at the Crossroads Series, together we will celebrate the work of legacy composers alongside cutting-edge composers from across generations: By meeting at the crossroads of generations we reveal how the latest works are grounded in timeless questions.

Our 2017-18 concerts in this series are:

Fri and Sat, Mar 23 & 24, 2018 at Z Space
At the Crossroads with Pauline Oliveros

4 concerts, composer talks and a special solo-percussion concert by Steven Schick
Galina Ustvolskaya
Xavier Beteta
Carolyn Chen
Luciano Berio
Pauline Oliveros
3 Winners of SF Search Under-30 Call for Scores
Steven Schick Solo Percussion Concert performing works of Iannis Xenakis & Celeste Oram
Morton Feldman
Composer Talk and Open Rehearsal with Carolyn Chen

in the COMMUNITY Series

Each year, SFCMP holds several community events that encourage the exploration of contemporary classical music in a festive community atmosphere.

Our 2017-18 events in this series are:

Dec 2017
SFCMP presents Phil Kline’s “Unsilent Night”
A Free Event

Feb 2018
New Music Master Class
with percussionist William Winant
A Free Event

Apr 2018
Sound and Wine: A Season Celebration

Read Press Release for more information

Questions? Call us at (415) 278-9566 or e-mail


Upcoming Events

  1. SFCMP in Concert – October 2017

    October 21 @ 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  2. SFCMP presents Unsilent Night by Phil Kline 2017

    December 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Jan 19 2018 Fung, Zorn, Brown, Rzewski SFCMP in Concert

    SFCMP in Concert – January 2018

    January 19, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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