SFMUSIC THURSDAYS


 

Concert Calendar


August 7 | Trio 180


August 21 | Duo Camaraderie

 

September 11 | Darren Johnston Ensemble

September 25 | Duo Revirado

October 9 | Ignition Duo

 

October 23 | Alcyone Ensemble

November 13 | Firesong

November 20 | Jewish Music and Poetry Project

 

December 11 | Gestaltish

December 18 | Aaron Bennett Ensemble

 


 

SFMusic Thursdays are an outgrowth of San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music's acclaimed annual event, SFMusic Day . Live + Free. This new bi-weekly series extends the reach of that celebration of the Bay Area's vibrant, eclectic music scene year-round. Small ensembles in the SFFCM community - excellent and ambitious performers of Early Music, Chamber Music, New Music, Jazz, and Creative Music - are free to present, on their own terms, concert programs in the uniquely intimate and accessible environment of the Center for New Music (C4NM).

 

Tickets : $15 General, $10 C4NM Members

 

 

 

 

 


Trio 180

 

Thursday August 7:30pm Center for New Music, 55 Taylor St, SF

 

 

Trio 180 in residence at the University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music, is quickly gaining recognition throughout the United States. This talented ensemble is made up of celebrated concert violinist Ann Miller, Grammy-nominated cellist Nina Flyer, and award-winning pianist Sonia Leong.

The trio has given concerts and master classes throughout the West Coast, with a featured appearance in Guadalajara, Mexico in March 2009. An active advocate of new music, the trio was awarded a Barlow Grant in 2006 to commission eminent composer Chen Yi’s first piano trio, Tibetan Tunes, published by Theodore Presser. In addition, the trio has premiered works by Allan Crossman (Icarus), Jorge Liderman (Suite del Sur; Sidewalk recorded on Albany Records), Derek Jacoby (Trio No. 2), Francois Rose (Gently, Wild Rose Petals), Cindy Cox, UC Berkeley (Wave, recorded in summer, 2010) and has performed frequently on the Composers, Inc. series in San Francisco

 

Performers

Ann Miller, violin
Nina Flyer, cello
Sonia Leong, piano

 

Program

Elegie, op. 23 - Joseph Suk

Piano Trio In E Minor, Op. 90 'Dumky' - Antonin Dvorak

180 Shift - Robert M. Greenberg

Primavera Portena - Astor Piazzolla

Oblivion

La Muerte del Angel

 

 

 


Duo Camaraderie

 

Thursday August 21 7:30pm Center for New Music, 55 Taylor St, SF

 

 

Duo Camaraderie is a professional flute and piano chamber ensemble that features different guest artists, both instrumentalists and vocalists, as well as living composers. Their passion is to share quality classical chamber music accessible to audiences young and old by providing educational outreach programs catered to specific audiences. Duo Camaraderie is a fiscally sponsored affiliate of the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music, a non-profit service program dedicated to the support and promotion of classical chamber music.

The 2014 season will feature flutist Stacey Pelinka and composer Omid Zoufonoun.

 

Performers

Laura Scarlata, flute
Sharon Lee Kim, piano









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