PRESIDIO SESSIONS
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PRESIDIO SESSIONS

 

 

The Officers’ Club puts the “life” back into live music with free evening performances that invite you to move and mingle. Performances range from jazz to classical music from around the world, and are curated by San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music in partnership with the Presidio Trust. In the intimate atmosphere of a house concert, listeners can savor, lounge and learn as they wish. Guests move comfortably between Arguello, the destination restaurant and bar, and the performances in Moraga Hall, with opportunities to converse with performers and each other.


Friday Night Concerts 6-7:30PM  Free of charge

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Presidio Officers' Club : 50 Moraga Ave, San Francisco
Parking in front of building . free after 6 pm

 

 

 


 

 

The Presidio Sessions is on Holiday Break!

The Session Performances will start back on Friday, January 13th

 

 


Friday, January 13 |Destiny Muhammad’s Alice Coltrane Project

 

 

Destiny Muhammad brings her unique harp sound to a classic and eclectic genre in a special program celebrating the legacy of Alice Coltrane. more

 

 

 


Friday, January 20 |Musical Art Quintet

 

 

The "Nuevo Chamber" Music of Musical Art Quintet melds disparate influences into globe-hopping, dance-inspiring, gorgeous work. more

 

 

 


Friday, January 27 |Ensemble for These Times

 

 

Ensemble for These Times (E4TT) brings new, nearly new, forbidden, and forgotten music for voice and piano to light. more

 

 

 


Friday, February 3 |Posthumous: Late Works of Schubert

 

 

Michael Tan + Telegraph Quartet: Prize-winning young local heroes join forces for a program of timeless classics for piano and strings. more

 

 

 


Friday, February 10 |David James’s GPS

 

 

Celebrated local guitarist David James͛ unclassifiable sextet vaults over genre boundaries with infectious groove. more

 

 

 


Friday, February 17 |Paul Dresher Ensemble

 

 

A local legend and true innovator of electro-acoustic music and multi-media performance shares a rare program on an intimate scale, featuring recent chamber works. more

 

 

 


Friday, February 24 |Myra Melford

 

 

"Melford is an explosive player, a virtuoso who shocks and soothes, and who can make the piano stand up and do things it doesn't seem to have been designed for." (SF Chronicle) more

 

 

 


Friday, March 3 |Circadian String Quartet

 

 

Circadian String Quartet brings to life both classics and modern masterpieces with a flair for the folkloric. more

 

 

 


Friday, March 10 |Diana Gameros Trio

 

 

Songwriter Diana Gameros has struck a chord with her insightful examinations of the immigrant experience. more

 

 

 


Friday, March 17 |Lisa Mezzacappa’s avantNOIR

 

 

avantNOIR͛s music progresses like a detective͛s case, using clues and imagery from classic crime novels to create evocative electro-acoustic compositions bridging styles, coasts, and decades. more

 

 

 


Friday, March 24 |Stenberg | Cahill Duo

 

 

Bay Area new music stalwarts Kate Stenberg and Sarah Cahill perform some of the most beautiful and challenging works of the modern era for violin and piano. more

 

 

 


Friday, March 31 |Jon Jangtet

 

 

"Like the 'Third Stream' composers of the 50's who married jazz and classical music, Jang honors his two idioms without fully merging them." New York Times more

 

 

 


Friday, April 7 |Sylvestris Quartet

 

 

Hear Mozart and Haydn͛s string quartets as their 18th century patrons did. more

 

 

 


Friday, April 14 |Mario Guarneri’s tbd_a quartet

 

 

tbd_a quartet, led by trumpet player Mario Guarneri, plays lean and linear jazz rich with implied harmonies and new perspectives on traditional forms. more

 

 

 


Friday, April 21 |Amaranth Quartet

 

 

Thriving off innovation and divergence, these rising stars of chamber music are quickly making a mark for their imaginative arrangements and fearless playing. more

 

 

 


Friday, April 28 |Ila Cantor’s Encanto

 

 

Dynamic young composer and singer/songwriter Ila Cantor reinvigorates chamber-jazz with the ear-opening addition of the South American charango. more

 

 

 


Friday, May 5 |Kasey Knudsen Sextet

 

 

Knudsen's ensemble navigates her knotty modern jazz compositions with fire and grace. more

 

 

 


Friday, May 12 |Vajra Voices

 

 

Women's vocal ensemble Vajra Voices sings medieval to modern music with "heartfelt elegance." more

 

 

 


Friday, May 19 |Redwood Tango Ensemble

 

 

This crack ensemble͛s signature sound features the work of creative, wide-reaching modern tango composers in Argentina and around the world. more

 

 

 


Friday, May 26 |Rova Saxophone Quartet

 

 

The mavericks of Rova have stood at the forefront of creative, genre-defying music making for nearly four decades. more

 

 

 







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