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SFCMP 45th Anniversary Retrospective Celebration
In celebration of our founders Charles Boone, Jean-Louis LeRoux and Marcella DeCray 


Bring your friends!


On Saturday, March 19, begin your evening by celebrating with the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Join your friends in congratulating SFCMP founders, Jean-Louis LeRoux, Marcella DeCray, and Charles Boone. It is they who created the Bay Area’s leading contemporary classical music ensemble, which for 45 years has been performing world-class contemporary classical music by the leading national and international composers of our time.

Charles Boone, Marcella DeCray and Jean-Louis LeRoux

Charles Boone, Marcella DeCray and Jean-Louis LeRoux

The opening party begins with complimentary wine and beer, cocktails for purchase, small plates, and a display of memorabilia gathered from the founding years. It will be followed by an intimate concert of solo works by George Crumb, John Cage, Lou Harrison and Mark Applebaum performed by Artistic Director Steven Schick and ensemble members Kate Campbell and Karen Gottlieb.

Join your friends, meet new friends, mingle with our Founders and the Players and enjoy a relaxed early-evening celebration.

Participate in a drawing of your choice including a 2016-17 season subscription, original artwork by Hung Liu (valued at $1,800) and more.


Doors open at 5:45 pm
Performance begins at 6:45 pm

George Crumb, Five Pieces for Solo Piano (10 min.)
Kate Campbell, piano

John Cage, In A Landscape (8 min.)
Lou Harrison, Serenade’ (2 min.)
Karen Gottlieb, harp

Mark Applebaum, Aphasia (9 min.)
Steven Schick, vocalist

Admission is $45 ($15 for students with ID).
Children 14 and under are free.
Admission is free for season subscribers (tickets will be available at will call).

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