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Mon Oct 23, 2017 7-9 PM

Composer Meetup

Free!
Workshop
The composer meetup is open to anyone! We will have three presenters offer their work for discussion from 7 to 9 PM.

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Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:30 PM

Left Edge Percussion: Drumming at the Edge

$15 General, $10 Members
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Curator: Jim Santi Owen
Left Edge Percussion presents “Drumming at the Edge”, a dynamic and eclectic program featuring music by Mark Applebaum, John Cage, Erik Griswold, Terry Longshore, Eugene Novotney, Steve Reich, Julia Wolfe, and Nick Zammuto. As artist-in-residence at the Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University and led by artistic director Terry Longshore, Left Edge Percussion actively collaborates on innovative projects with composers and artists of various media. The concert is curated by Jim Santi Owen, who will join the ensemble as special guest. More Info
Wed Nov 1, 2017 7 PM

Steven Cravis, Doug Hammer and Philip Wesley – Solo Piano

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All three pianists will perform original compositions from their latest releases as well as favorites from past releases. Their music is a blend of new age, classical and jazz, and they have received millions of plays on Pandora, Spotify, Music Choice and Whisperings Solo Piano Radio. More Info
Thu Nov 2, 2017 7:30 PM

Poland Meets World – The Cracow Duo (Kalinowski + Szlezer) Visits SF

$15 General, $10 Members, Students, Seniors
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Curator: Julia Ogrydziak
The Cracow Duo, cellist Jan Kalinowski and pianist Marek Szlezer, visit us on their US tour from Poland. The world premiere of "Esplegar", a piece by David Rodriguez de la Pena written expressly for the duo, shares the stage with Pärt’s Spiegel im Spiegel and Polish composers: Lutosławski, Panufnik, Opałka, Widłak, Chyrzyński, Polaczyk. More Info
Fri Nov 3, 2017 7:30 PM

Liza Stepanova – Immigrant Voices – ACLU Benefit

$15 General, $10 Members
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Curator: Adam Marks
Inspired by her own journey and prompted by recent events, Russian-American pianist Liza Stepanova explores the music of composers who are working in the United States but hail from around the world. The program includes the World Premiere of "Tahiri, the Pure" by the Iranian composer Badie Khaleghian and the West Coast Premiere of Venezuelan-American Reinaldo Moya's "The Way North" (2017). All proceeds will go to the ACLU. More Info
Sat Nov 4, 2017 7:00 PM

Light Moves Like Sound Waves: Lynne Sachs & Stephen Vitiello

$10 General, Free SF Cinematheque Members
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Film Screening
Light Moves Like Sound Waves documents the five-year collaborative relationship between filmmaker Lynne Sachs and sound artist Stephen Vitiello. “In collaborating on the soundtracks for my films, Stephen somehow recognizes the interior sounds of objects and releases them for us to hear. Together his music and his sound designs push audiences toward a new way of experiencing cinema.” (Lynne Sachs) Screening includes two films by Sachs performed selections of recent compositions by Vitiello. More Info
Sun Nov 5, 2017 7 PM

Mexcla Music – Music for String, Percussion, and Breath Instruments of Europe, India, and Mesoamerica

$15 General, $10 Members
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Curator: Jim Santi Owen
Combining elements of indigenous music of Mexico and South America, India, and western classical music into a contemporary language, ​Jxel Rajchenberg and Christopher Garcia take their audience on an unchartered journey. With a musical ​vocabulary that spans centuries and cultures and a deep respect for tradition, they ​spontaneously bring the voices of their ancient instruments into modern times. More Info
Mon Nov 6, 2017 8 PM

Phillip Greenlief presents THE STATES UNITED

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Donald Trump was elected 45th President of the United States on November 6th 2016. On November 6th, Phillip Greenlief and musicians will perform THE STATES UNITED, a map score originally composed for any ensemble or group of performers from diverse disciplines, featuring a stellar cast of bay area musical luminaries. More Info
Wed Nov 8, 2017 8 PM

permutations110817: andPlay and Chartreuse

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Permutations brings strings to C4NM for it's latest iteration. NYC's violin/viola duo andPlay and violin/viola/cello trio Chartreuse team up to bring recently commissioned works from living composers. More Info
Thu Nov 9, 2017 6 PM

Opening Reception: Terry Berlier, Resounding Desire Lines

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Join Terry Berlier to celebrate her exhibit "Cruising Desire Lines" on display in the Window Gallery through Dec 31, 2017. Talk and demonstration will begin at 7 PM. More Info
Sat Nov 11, 2017 8 PM

Alone/Not Alone #2 – Jessie Nucho, flute & Anne Rainwater, piano

$15 General, $10 Members, Students
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Curator: Emma Logan
Jessie Nucho and Anne Rainwater present the second part of Emma Logan's "Alone/Not Alone" series, featuring music for flute, piano, and electronics by living women composers. More Info
Sun Nov 12, 2017 7 PM

The Italian Lesson and La Serva Padrona

$20 General, $15 Members
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Curator: Kurt Rohde
Opera on the Spot presents a double bill of Lee Hoiby’s The Italian Lesson followed by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi’s La Serva Padrona ( or The Servant turned Mistress). Based on the famed character sketch by Ruth Draper, The Italian Lesson lyrically recounts the hectic day of a New York society matron in this one-woman opera. The comedy continues in La Serva Padrona between an elderly bachelor and his servant. Come enjoy this rare production of two hilarious one-act Italian operas that reveal a lighter, if not more eccentric side of this beautiful art form. More Info
Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:00 PM

ASMR with Katarina

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Katarina Countiss uses ASMR-inducing sounds and visuals to create a relaxing show. More Info
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8 PM

Sound Icon: Works by UC Berkeley Composers

$15 General; $10 Members, Students, Underemployed
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Sound Icon performs Helmut Lachenmann's "Trio Fluido" and premieres new works by UC Berkeley graduate composers Andrew Harlan, Clara Olivares, James Stone, and Jon Yu. More Info
Fri Nov 17, 2017 7 PM

Searching for Serotonin

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This cello and electronics program is to portray society's use of electronics in every day life. People use their smartphones to escape casual conversations and personal interactions. Our relationships with these devices stem from anxiety, so be prepared, these compositions might make your skin crawl. More Info
Sat Nov 18, 2017 7:30 PM

Brett Carson’s “Mysterious Descent” album release, w/ Jakob Pek

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Album release show for Brett Carson's "Mysterious Descent," a mythodramatic song cycle in twelve movements. Opening is guitarist Jakob Pek. More Info
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8 PM

Dennis Aman & Martin Azevedo: Disassembling The Clocks

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Dennis Aman & Martin Azevedo fold together DIY Sound Sources and video experiments to create an evening of stories, inventions and escapes. More Info
Thu Nov 30, 2017 6-9 PM

Composer Meetup

Free!
Special EventWorkshop
The composer meetup is open to anyone! We will have three presenters offer their work for discussion from 7 to 9 PM.

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Sat Dec 9, 2017 7:30 PM

River: A Holiday Concert with Alex Kelly and PC Muñoz

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Adventurous re-imaginations of classic holiday season music. More Info
Sun Jan 28, 2018 3 PM

Shimmer: D. Riley Nicholson, Solo Piano & Electronics

$20 General, $15 Members, Students
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To Shimmer is to reflect a wavering or distorted visual image, to tremolo a fitful aural light. To shimmer is to flicker and allow the possibility of an object viewed from multiple perspectives simultaneously. Shimmer is a 45 minute musical work by composer-pianist D. Riley Nicholson for piano and electronics. Live set design by visual artist Robby Gilson, recording and sound design by Zach Miley. More Info
Sat Mar 10, 2018 8 PM

Elevate Ensemble Presents: Old Girls Club

$35 General, $25 Early Bird, $20 Members, Students
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Curator: Emma Logan
Elevate Ensemble is excited to present an all-female program, featuring music by a handful of the many innovative women composers who deserve to be heard more broadly. Featured composers include Canadian Ana Sokolović, Americans Edie Hill and Jocelyn Hagen, and several others, presented in conjunction with curator Emma Logan at the Center for New Music. More Info
Sat Apr 7, 2018 7 PM

ReImaginations – Cage, Shende & Bach on Guitar: Aaron Larget-Caplan

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Curator: Kurt Rohde
Piano Music on Guitar by John Cage, and a bit of India with Vineet Shende’s Carnatic Preludes, After J.S. Bach, the latter will be paired with their Bach WTC counter parts. All are California premieres and the Cage & Bach are arranged by Larget-Caplan. More Info
Sat Apr 21, 2018 6 PM

TwoSense: Ashley Bathgate cello, Lisa Moore piano “Look Left Again”

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Curator: Kurt Rohde
TwoSense: Ashley Bathgate cello & Lisa Moore piano perform a duo concert of music they have commissioned, focusing on West Coast Bay Area composers: Paul Dresher, Ryan Brown, Jack Perla as well as Martin Bresnick and Ingram Marshall More Info
Sat May 12, 2018 3 PM

Brooklyn Art Song Society: New Voices

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Brooklyn Art Song Society members soprano Charlotte Mundy and pianist Miori Sugiyama present highlights from BASS's New Voices series, include premiere works by UC-Davis graduate students alongside works by Messiaen and Saariaho. More Info