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Gilbert Kalish and Friends Concert


Sol Joseph Recital Hall
50 Oak Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Free, reservations recommended

Pianist Gil Kalish and friends performs John Harbison's Piano Quintet, in celebration of Harbison's 80th birthday. 


Franz Schubert
Fantasie in F minor for piano four-hands, D. 940
Heemin Park and Jung-eun Kim, piano

John Harbison
Piano Quintet (1981)
Ian Swensen and Samuel Weiser, violin
Carly Scena, viola
Christine Lee, cello
Gilbert Kalish, piano

Gabriel Fauré
Piano Quartet No. 2 in G minor, Op. 45
Maria van der Sloot, violin
Dimitri Murrath, viola
Jennifer Culp, cello
Gilbert Kalish, piano

Artist Profile

Pianist Gilbert Kalish’s profound influence on the musical community as a performer, educator, and recording artist has established him as a major figure in American music making. He was pianist of the Boston Symphony Chamber Players for thirty years, was a founding member of the Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, and is an Artist of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Kalish is Distinguished Professor and Head of Performance Activities at Stony Brook University. He was previously a faculty member and Chair of the Faculty at the Tanglewood Music Center. Kalish received the American Composers Forum’s Champion of New Music Award in 2017. Gilbert Kalish also serves as the International Program Director of Music@Menlo’s Chamber Music Institute.