Bay Area Musicians and SFCM Alumni Celebrate Faculty Composer
David Conte’s 60th Birthday with 34 Premieres
Student’s Prize-Winning Work Shares Orchestra Program with Prokofiev and Sibelius
Baroque Ensemble Performs All-Vivaldi Concert and Cantatas by Vivaldi and Handel
Master Classes by Violinist Jennifer Koh and Members of the Kronos and Danish String Quartets
SFCM Hosts Concert of New Holiday Carols by American Composers
San Francisco Symphony Principal Trombone Tim Higgins in Recital
Conservatory Opera Presents Scenes for Star-Crossed Lovers
In November, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music shows how tradition can be an exceedingly fertile seedbed for creativity. Concerts of orchestral classics and holiday carols feature brand new additions to the repertoire. Baroque masterpieces and opera favorites get a fresh hearing. And Bay Area musicians honor esteemed teacher and faculty composer David Conte by premiering 32 new pieces written by his former students. All performances take place at 50 Oak Street in San Francisco and most are free. Ticketing and performance details can be found at calendar.sfcm.edu.
Read the full press release here.