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Our 2022-2023 Season

We invite you to join our adventurous and stimulating 2022-23 season by becoming a Member!

Our 52nd season contains ancillary events thematically linked such as our popular How Music is Made program, contemporary music masterclass, and community events. An exceptionally rich and colorful array of composers fills the season calendar.

Oct
10

Image and Memory

  • Monday, October 10th 2022

  • Monday, October 10th 2022

This season, we embrace the Contemporary Players’ roots as a performing presence in the museums and gallery spaces of San Francisco, by highlighting the individual artistry of our musicians in a space surrounded by…

Location: The Lab

Nov
5

Re-Tuning and Refiguration

  • Saturday, November 5th 2022

  • Saturday, November 5th 2022

The parameter of fixed pitch becomes a fluid concept in a program that surveys different tuning systems and their juxtapositions with each other, and emerging composers from SF Conservatory’s Technology and Applied Composition Program respond with new works seeking innovative approaches to pitch.

Location: Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall

Feb
26

SPECIAL EVENT: Sound & Wine: Annual Benefit Event

  • Sunday, February 26th 2023

  • Sunday, February 26th 2023

Sound & Wine is an evening dedicated to our biggest fans: our supporters, donors, subscribers, and members, and an opportunity to connect intimately with our Contemporary Players musicians to hear their personal perspectives…

Location: Kanbar Performing Arts Center

Apr
13

Temporal Excursions

  • Thursday, April 13th 2023

    7:00 pm ‘How Music is Made’ Pre-Concert Talk
    8:00 pm Concert
    Post-concert Party
  • Thursday, April 13th 2023

    7:00 pm ‘How Music is Made’ Pre-Concert Talk
    8:00 pm Concert
    Post-concert Party

In celebration of a special project on our 52nd season, we present a live performance experience around musical strands unfolding independently in time. A revisitation of the work of Conlon NANCARROW affords a realization…


Apr
24

Fire and Water, Shadows and Dust

  • Monday, April 24th 2023

  • Monday, April 24th 2023

Sounding off numerous sources, both visual and literary, this program for flute and harp in both solo and duo repertoire exploits the full range of virtuosity on both instruments, while creating a powerful array of imagery…

Location: Noe Valley Ministry

May
11

Power Duos, Power Dynamics

  • Thursday, May 11th 2023

    7:00 pm ‘How Music is Made’ Pre-Concert Talk
    8:00 pm Concert
    Post-concert Party
  • Thursday, May 11th 2023

    7:00 pm ‘How Music is Made’ Pre-Concert Talk
    8:00 pm Concert
    Post-concert Party

This season’s concluding program features powerful pieces by powerful duos – either husband and wife, or father and son – while creating a generational and collaborative dialogue between composers known for charting their own courses along cross-genre trajectories.

Location: Taube Atrium Theater