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Our 2024-2025 Season

We invite you to join our adventurous and stimulating 2024-25 season by becoming a Member!

In addition to our 4 Mainstage Concerts, our 54th season contains ancillary events thematically linked such as our popular "Under the Hood" pre-concert talks, ARTZenter Institute Emerging Composer Program pubic-readings/concerts, and community events. An exceptionally rich and colorful array of composers fills the season calendar.

Individual tickets as well as season subscriptions are available.

Nov
24

Myths & Muses

  • Sunday, November 24th 2024

    3:00 PM - "Under the Hood" pre-concert talk with Artistic Director Eric Dudley and composers Emma Logan and Augusta Read Thomas
    4:00 PM - Concert
  • Sunday, November 24th 2024

    3:00 PM - "Under the Hood" pre-concert talk with Artistic Director Eric Dudley and composers Emma Logan and Augusta Read Thomas
    4:00 PM - Concert

Our opening concert of the season brings together works by four women composers, all celebrating the power and influence of feminine forces in human history, lore, religion and art.

Location: Brava Theater

Jan
17

ARTZenter Institute Emerging Composer Program - January 2025

  • Friday, January 17th 2025

  • Friday, January 17th 2025

SF Contemporary Music Players continues its partnership with ARTZenter Institute's Emerging Composer Grant Program, presenting a public reading of 6 new compositions for chamber orchestra at Herbst Theatre.

Location: Herbst Theatre

Feb
1

Tracing Paths

  • Saturday, February 1st 2025

    7:15 PM - "Under the Hood" pre-concert talk with Artistic Director Eric Dudley, composer Zosha DiCastri, and percussionist Steven Schick.
    8:00 PM - Concert
  • Saturday, February 1st 2025

    7:15 PM - "Under the Hood" pre-concert talk with Artistic Director Eric Dudley, composer Zosha DiCastri, and percussionist Steven Schick.
    8:00 PM - Concert

San Francisco Contemporary Music Players presents "Tracing Paths" at the Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall, featuring works by Jonathan Bingham, Zosha DiCastri, Olly Wilson, and Thomas Adès. Virtuoso percussionist Steven Schick joins the Players as a guest artist.

Location: Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall

Apr
12

Northern Lights

  • Saturday, April 12th 2025

    6:30 PM - "Under the Hood" pre-concert talk with Artistic Director Eric Dudley and composer Mika Pelo.
    7:30 PM - Concert
  • Saturday, April 12th 2025

    6:30 PM - "Under the Hood" pre-concert talk with Artistic Director Eric Dudley and composer Mika Pelo.
    7:30 PM - Concert

For "Northern Lights," San Francisco Contemporary Music Players will present an evening of music from Sweden and Finland.

Location: Taube Atrium Theater

May
10

Shared Rituals

  • Saturday, May 10th 2025

    6:30 PM - "Under the Hood" pre-concert talk with Artistic Director Eric Dudley, members of the Friction Quartet, and composer Miguel Chuaqui.
    7:00 PM - PRELUDE Concert: Paul Mortilla’s Paradiso: "Weavers of Light"
    8:000 PM - Mainstage Concert
  • Saturday, May 10th 2025

    6:30 PM - "Under the Hood" pre-concert talk with Artistic Director Eric Dudley, members of the Friction Quartet, and composer Miguel Chuaqui.
    7:00 PM - PRELUDE Concert: Paul Mortilla’s Paradiso: "Weavers of Light"
    8:000 PM - Mainstage Concert

San Francisco Contemporary Music Players celebrates contemporary music from Latin America with music by Tania Léon, Ana Lara, Miguel Chuaqui, and Gabriela Ortiz. For the special end-of-season Prelude Concert at 7:00 PM, SFCMP is proud to present the Friction Quartet, pianist Sun Chang, and a vocal quartet in a new piece by Paul Mortilla.

Location: Brava Theater

Jun
20

ARTZenter Institue Emerging Composer Program - June 2025

  • Friday, June 20th 2025

  • Friday, June 20th 2025

This concert will offer world premieres of chamber orchestra works by six composers, who were selected from the 12 composers who received initial grants in our Round 1 sessions in September 2024 and January 2025.

Location: Herbst Theatre