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  • Welcome to San Francisco Contemporary Music Players

    Our 53rd Season

    An exceptionally rich and colorful array of composers fills the season calendar.

Upcoming Concerts

April 20th–21st 2024
8:00 PM

Spring MINI-FESTIVAL: Pierrot RE:WIND

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of its U.S. premiere this season, Arnold Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire is one such work; a piece of music that almost from its inception has left a long-enduring impact, in both content and concept, on the way composers imagine the human voice, the spheres of poetry and text, and the very nature of instrumental resources. Read more
Location: Taube Atrium Theater

Saturday, April 20th 2024
8:00 PM

Pierrot RE:imagined

Over the span of decades and centuries, certain ground-shifting works and ideas have a way of echoing long into the future – creating strands of interconnected outgrowths, and sometimes establishing entire pathways for creativity that span across generations. Read more about Pierrot RE:imagined
Schedule
6:30 PM – How Music is Made with Eric Dudley & composer Mason Bates
7:30 PM – Concert, with post-concert reception
Location: Taube Atrium Theater

Sunday, April 21st 2024
4:00 PM

Pierrot RE:encountered

Over the span of decades and centuries, certain ground-shifting works and ideas have a way of echoing long into the future – creating strands of interconnected outgrowths, and sometimes establishing entire pathways for creativity that span across generations. Read more about Pierrot RE:encountered
Schedule
3 PM – How Music is Made, with guest artist Rachel Calloway, mezzo-soprano
4 PM – Concert, with post-concert reception
Location: Taube Atrium Theater

Latest News

October 8, 2023 | Press Releases

Raven Chacon Receives MacArthur Foundation Fellowship

Congratulations to Raven Chacon for being chosen for a MacArthur Fellowship Program award. Raven is being honored by the MacArthur Foundation for: "Creating musical works that cut across boundaries of visual art and …
October 6, 2023 | Press

SFCMP Premieres Three Emerging Composers

Last night in Herbst Theatre, the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players (SFCMP), led by Artistic Director Eric Dudley, presented a showcase of the beneficiaries of the ARTZenter Institute's Emerging Composer Grant Program.
October 3, 2023 | Announcements

SFCMP Announces its 53rd Concert Season

SAN FRANCISCO (October 3, 2023) – San Francisco Contemporary Music Players will open its 53rd concert season on November 11, 2023 at 8:00 PM at Grace Cathedral with a program entitled “RE:voicing,” which is being …