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Sat Jul 21, 2018 7:30 PM

HUSH Series — Hans Otte’s Book of Sounds

$15 General, $10 Members, Students
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Curator: Julia Ogrydziak
Get lost in Hans Otte’s 12-movement masterwork for solo piano, The Book of Sounds (1979-1982), performed by pianist D. Riley Nicholson. This underperformed piano cycle uses rare architectures and structures to weave minimal, subtle, haunting sounds in and through the piano. It “lets sounds be sounds” (John Cage). Casual seating and drinks will be on hand to help you through the journey. More Info
Sun Jul 22, 2018 5 PM

Sunset Piano: Origins & Destinations

$10 General, $8 Members
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Founders' Series
Mauro ffortissimo and Dean Mermell, cofounders of the Sunset Piano project, will bring their "avant-garden" music to the Center. Playing a prepared piano and a "liberated" piano, they stretch the conventional limitations of the twelve tone scale. More Info
Wed Jul 25, 2018 7 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. More Info
Fri Jul 27, 2018 8 PM

Robert Simonds: American Women Composers, music for solo violin

$15 General, $10 Members, Students, Seniors
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Curator: Emma Logan
Violinist Robert Simonds (Louisville Orchestra, Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music), performs unaccompanied works for violin by American women composers. Featuring music by Missy Mazzoli, Cindy Cox, Patricia Van Ness, TJ Cole, Molly Joyce, Elizabeth Kennedy Bayer, and Alexis Bacon, this program explores the influences of the Baroque era, the Renaissance, and folk music on some of today's most dynamic composers. More Info
Sat Jul 28, 2018 7 PM

Opera on the Spot: Opera Scenes and Arias

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Opera on the Spot will be presenting a fun mix of classical and contemporary opera scenes and arias. Just like any other opera on the spot concert, get ready for a fun, immersive and unconventional evening of opera! More Info
Mon Jul 30, 2018 8 PM

Adams McNalley Vlatkovich

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Woodwind brass string ensemble performing creative improvised music. More Info
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8 PM

Hans Tammen and The San Francisco Third Eye Orchestra

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Tammen, currently in residence at Lucas Artists Residencies Montalvo, makes a rare appearance in San Francisco with new works for Steve Horowitz's Code Ensemble. Hans borrows from Charles Ives’ polytonality, Steve Coleman’s rhythmic complexity, Karlheinz Stockhausen’s organization of sounds and Earle Brown’s approach to form. More Info
Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:30 PM

A Circle Has No Beginning by Sameer Gupta

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This project represents cultural unity through deep respect for musical traditions of Indian Classical Music and American Jazz. The concert will feature modern improvisation and musical synergy between strong unique voices coming from diverse influences. More Info
Fri Aug 24, 2018 8 PM

American Narratives – Music by Kyle Hovatter & Emma Logan

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Curator: Emma Logan
San Francisco-based composers Kyle Hovatter and Emma Logan present extended works for soprano and chamber ensemble, featuring text from "A Stone a Leaf a Door" by 20th-Century American writer Thomas Wolfe and real letters by Americans serving in past wars. More Info
Mon Aug 27, 2018 7 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. More Info
Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:30 PM

THERE IS A RIVER: David Neita & Deborah Pritchard

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Curator: Kurt Rohde
London-based Jamaican poet David Neita and British composer Deborah Pritchard collaborate as a duo of spoken word and double bass through contemporary classical and jazz sounds. More Info
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:30 PM

Charles Xavier’s Cow Walk Orchestra: THE BOSCO SERIES

$15 General, $10 Members, $5 Students
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Charles Xavier’s Cow Walk Orchestra combines the creative arts of sonic electronica explorations with the percussive arts, jazz improvisations, audio effects and ambiances, and spoken word narratives is intended to create an immersive experience that explores the purpose and frustration of the journey as dreams unfold. The Orchestra features Clifford Brown III – trumpet, Matt Montgomery – Guitar/Violin, and composer Charles Xavier – Drums/Synthesizers. More Info
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:30 PM

New Music Performed by Nicolas Deuson and Jonathan Pilkington

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This concert will feature guitar and tenor voice performing works by living composers, three of whom are active in the Bay Area. Several world premieres! More Info
Fri Nov 9, 2018 8 PM

enhakē beyond Messiaen: 21st century works for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano

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Curator: Kurt Rohde
The award winning, mixed quartet enhake brings a set of 21st century works for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano to the Bay Area. Pieces that range from the cerebral to the frenetic will populate the program by Gabriela Lena Frank, David Biedenbender, Jean Ahn, and John Mackey. More Info
Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:30 PM

56×54: But Wait! There’s More!

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More music from E4TT's first ever call for scores, at which we received 275 scores by 200 composers and chose 56 by 54, plus works by David Garner and Elena Ruehr. This concert closes out the 56x54 series. More Info