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San Francisco Conservatory of Music 2018-19 Season

"Sound and Image"

Conductors Edwin Outwater, Nicole Paiement, Christian Reif, James Ross, Christopher Rountree, Steven Schick, and Martin West Lead Ensembles Throughout Season

September 29-30: Kick-off Weekend

Performances by Roots, Jazz, and American Music and Historical Performance Programs, New Music Ensemble, Pre-College and Collegiate Students, and Faculty

October 12 & February 10: Music for Food

Faculty, Students, and Alumni Perform Together to Combat Hunger and Provide Support for People in Need in San Francisco

October 26: Fourth Biennial Rubin Institute for Music Criticism Welcomes International Contemporary Ensemble to SFCM for Performance

November 4: SFCM Hosts TECHAPELLA

January 30: Kronos Quartet, SFCM Students, and San Francisco Unified School District Students Perform Together in Collaborative Concert

March 17: 10th Anniversary of Hot Air Music Festival

GUEST ARTISTS

Artists-in-Residence and Other Guests Include

The Bay Brass, Noah Bendix-Balgley, Berkeley Symphony, Norman Fischer, Leon Fleisher, Paul Galbraith, Steven Isserlis, Ian Jones, Gil Kalish, Kyung Sun Lee, Ingrid Matthews, David McCarroll, Sondra Radvanovsky, San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, William Sharp, John Thiessen, Jeffrey Thomas, Chucho Valdes, and Ying Quartet

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) today announces the details of its 2018-19 season, the 101st year of the institution's existence. After celebrating the Conservatory's centennial last season, SFCM looks to the future in its curricular model combining performance, history, and the humanities in thematically linked programming. This season's theme, "Sound and Image," brings the fine arts together with classes, concerts, and other events that examine the relationship between music, visual art, and the moving image.

"The evolving landscape of the visual universe has been an inspiration and companion to the creators and performers of music for centuries," says SFCM President David H. Stull. "The modern world has amplified our conjoined experience of these media beyond any point in human history, and this season we will examine and reveal the power of music and image--not only its capacity to expand human expression, but also to drive human behavior. We are inevitably products of our environment, and today we find ourselves evermore immersed in a world that is created for us. It promises to be a very exciting and illuminating year."

In the fall, the Conservatory tours the spectrum of visual art and its applications to the sound world. A seminar in French impressionism, a class on the influence of graphic novels, and performances of works influenced by visual art such as Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition and pieces that incorporate visual elements fill out a packed semester.

In the spring, the moving image plays a central role in the curriculum with classes on film music motifs, the origins of cinema, and literature and its relationship to film, as well as a collaboration between the Technology and Applied Composition program and SFFILM. Stage works from multiple stylistic periods, including Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro and Jones and Schmidt's The Fantasticks, offer a dynamic view of music and movement.

SPECIAL EVENTS

A number of events this season warrant special attention in SFCM's 101st year. On September 23, prior to Kick-off Weekend, which takes place September 29 and 30, the Conservatory hosts OcTUBAfest, a concert extravaganza paying homage to the tuba. Two events in the fall and spring on October 12 and February 10, part of the "Music for Food" initiative, feature SFCM faculty, alumni, and students coming together to give performances that benefit the community, combating hunger and providing support for people in need. The legendary Bay Brass, composed of a number of SFCM faculty, put on a performance at SFCM on October 22, and as part of the 4th Biennial Rubin Institute for Music Criticism, the International Contemporary Ensemble comes to SFCM on October 26 to perform for the Institute's fellows and the community at large. For the third time, on November 24, SFCM hosts TECHAPELLA, the mash-up a cappella concert featuring vocal groups composed of employees from Silicon Valley's most visible companies. The Kronos Quartet collaborates with SFCM and the San Francisco Unified School District for a combined performance on January 30 as part of SFCM's community engagement initiatives. On March 17, the Hot Air Music Festival, a student-run and student-programmed production, celebrates its 10th anniversary with a day-long series of performances in all of SFCM's performance spaces--an event that highlights some of the most recent and relevant music composed today. March 20 and April 11 see two competitions held at SFCM: the Conservatory's Biennial Art Song Competition and the Kristin Pankonin Art Song Award Showcase, respectively.

RESIDENCIES, MASTER CLASSES, AND GUEST PERFORMANCES

Guest artists from around the world come to SFCM this season to work with SFCM students and give public performances. Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky gives the first master class of the season on September 16, and master classes on October 4 and 5 are given by violinist Noah Bendix-Balgley and baroque violinist Ingrid Matthews, respectively. Violist Hsin-Yun Huang gives a master class on October 19, and, as part of his residency, David McCarroll gives a concert in collaboration with SFCM faculty and students on October 18. Legendary pianist and friend of SFCM Leon Fleisher returns to SFCM on October 24 for a master class. On November 29, at the end of the fall semester, Gil Kalish gives a chamber music master class. Bay Area ensembles, including the Berkeley Symphony and San Francisco Contemporary Players, give performances at the Conservatory with SFCM musicians on January 11 and 18, respectively. The Roots, Jazz, and American Music program welcomes pianist and bandleader Chucho Valdes for a master class in collaboration with SFJAZZ on February 4, and the Historical Performance department, in partnership with the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, welcomes violinist Rachel Barton Pine for a master class on February 7. On February 9, violinist Kyung Sun Lee gives a master class before performing with faculty member Corey McVicar in a concert on February 11. Also on February 11, two master classes, chamber music with the Ying Quartet and historical performance with conductor Jeffrey Thomas (the latter presented by American Bach Soloists), provide a full evening of events. March 4 sees the return of internationally renowned cellist Steven Isserlis for a public master class with the cello department. American Bach Soloists also presents baritone William Sharp on March 18 and cellist Norman Fischer gives a chamber music master class on March 21 ahead of a residency concert on March 22 with SFCM faculty and students. On April 29, John Thiessen gives a historical performance master class on natural trumpet.

LARGE ENSEMBLES

This season, SFCM welcomes both faculty and a number of internationally renowned guest conductors to lead the Conservatory's large instrumental ensembles. Nicole Paiement leads the SFCM New Music Ensemble in a performance featuring Steve Reich's City Life as well as alumnus Ian Dicke's Grand Central on September 30, part of Kick-off Weekend, and in another concert later in the season on May 2. On October 19 and 20, James Ross, Orchestra Director of Carnegie Hall's National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America, leads the SFCM Orchestra in works by Lutosławski, Barber, and Brahms. Christopher Rountree, director of wild Up, leads the Orchestra on December 8 and 9 in works by Vaughan Williams, Mussorgsky, and Ashley Fure. Taking place during Winter Term, San Francisco Ballet Musical Director and Principal Conductor Martin West helms a combined ensemble composed of the Berkeley Symphony and SFCM musicians in the Conservatory's annual concerto competition winners concert on January 11, a performance that also sees the world premiere of a new work by Highsmith Competition winner Daniel De Togni. The SFCM Orchestra performs again in the spring on February 2 and 3 with conductor Edwin Outwater, a frequent guest conductor with the San Francisco Symphony and music director laureate of the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, performing works by Canteloube, Lili Boulanger, and Debussy. On February 24, Steven Schick, music director of the La Jolla Symphony and Chorus, leads the SFCM Chamber Orchestra in a program of 20th- and 21st-century works by Pamela Z, Webern, Dallapiccola, and Anna Thorvaldsdottir. On April 23, San Francisco Symphony Resident Conductor Christian Reif closes out the orchestra season conducting the SFCM Orchestra in a program featuring works by Messiaen, Saint-Saëns, and Tchaikovsky.

OPERA AND MUSICAL THEATRE

Stage productions span the centuries this season at SFCM with repertoire from the operatic and musical theatre canons. On November 14 and 15, SFCM produces Poulenc's Les mamelles de Tirésias, directed by Heather Mathews and conducted by Curt Pajer. On December 6 and 7, Weill and Brecht's iconic work, The Threepenny Opera, will be directed by Michael Mohammed and Lauren Mayer. In the spring, SFCM offers a favorite in the canon-Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro, directed by Jose Maria Condemi and conducted by Curt Pajer, on April 5 and 7-and produces Schmidt and Jones' The Fantasticks on April 13, directed by Michael Mohammed and Michael Horsley. The SFCM opera season closes out with John Musto and Mark Campbell's Later the Same Evening on May 2 and 3, directed by Heather Mathews and conducted by Curt Pajer.

HISTORICAL PERFORMANCE

Historical Performance (HP) at SFCM encapsulates a broad range of musical styles and periods. From the baroque to the early twentieth century, the study and performance of period music is at the forefront of the Conservatory's academic and concert offerings. In addition to several master classes presented by American Bach Soloists, SFCM's concerts this year range from baroque opera to ragtime. In a combined Historical Performance / Faculty Artist Series concert, department chair Corey Jamason joins HP faculty members Elizabeth Blumenstock and Elisabeth Reed with special guest Carla Moore for a program of works by Purcell, Leclair, Buxtehude, and Pepusch on September 17. On September 30, SFCM celebrates the 150th anniversary of Scott Joplin's birth and the 130th anniversary of May Aufderheide's and Irene Giblin's birth in a ragtime spectacular. To close out the fall, on November 11, the SFCM Baroque Ensemble performs the music of Corelli, Telemann, and Vivaldi. In the spring, SFCM presents a concert version of Handel's Tamerlano, conducted by Corey Jamason, on March 9 and 10. The Baroque Ensemble again performs on April 28 in a concert featuring baroque concerto competition winners.

FACULTY ARTIST SERIES

Concerts on SFCM's Faculty Artist Series abound this season. Chamber Music Department Co-Chair and violinist Ian Swensen opens up the 101st season on September 6 with a concert featuring fellow faculty cellist Jean-Michel Fonteneau and pianist Weicong Zhang performing works by Beethoven, Ravel, and Smetana. Historical Performance Department Chair Corey Jamason teams up with Elizabeth Blumenstock and Elizabeth Reed for a program of works by Purcell, Leclair, Buxtehude, and Pepusch on September 17. A host of faculty members from the strings and chamber music departments join together on September 24 to perform works by Beethoven and Schumann, as well as an arrangement of Bach's Chaconne for four violas. On October 1, Jean-Michel Fonteneau, joined by Dimitri Murrath and students, puts on an eclectic program, featuring works by Gabrielli, Saariaho, and Dutilleux. Roots, Jazz, and American Music faculty members Simon Rowe and Jason Hainsworth give a jazz concert on October 15, and on October 21, Dimitri Murrath gives the world premiere of Sean Hickey's Viola Sonata. Violinist Cordula Merks gives a concert on November 5, and on November 9, the Telegraph Quartet, SFCM's quartet-in-residence, puts on a program of works by Schulhoff, Bartók, and Enescu. Faculty cellist Amos Yang gives a concert on November 12, and on November 26, composer David Garner joins with Technology and Applied Composition Executive Director MaryClare Brzytwa to introduce several new works including a world premiere. In the spring, clarinetist Jeff Anderle performs Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time with the Delphi Trio, in addition to other works, on January 28. Pianist Corey McVicar performs a program of Beethoven, Brahms, and Prokofiev with violinist Kyung Sun Lee during her residency at SFCM on February 11. Guitarist Giacomo Fiore gives a lecture/recital on February 17, presenting an analysis of Catherine Lamb's point/wave. David Conte presents his works in a concert on February 25 and the Telegraph Quartet delivers another performance on March 2 featuring Beethoven's epic Grosse Fuge. Harpist Douglas Rioth joins violist Jonathan Vinocour for a concert the following day on March 3 in a program of Debussy, Turina, Enescu, and Franck. Soprano Deborah Voigt and pianist Steven Bailey give a concert on March 11 and pianist Scott Foglesong performs works by Bach, Haydn, and Brahms on March 18.

CHRONOLOGICAL LISTING OF EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

Thursday, September 6, 2018, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall
Faculty Artist Series

Ian Swensen, violin

Jean-Michel Fonteneau, cello
Weicong Zhang, piano

BEETHOVEN: Violin Sonata No. 4 in A minor, Op. 23
RAVEL: Violin Sonata No. 2 in G major
SMETANA: Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 15

Sunday, September 16, 2018, 3:00 PM, Recital Hall
Master Class

Sondra Radvanovsky, soprano

Monday, September 17, 2018, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall
Faculty Artist Series

Elizabeth Blumenstock, baroque violin
Elisabeth Reed, viola da gamba
Corey Jamason, harpsichord
with special guest Carla Moore, baroque violin

Works by Purcell, Leclair, Buxtehude, and Pepusch

Sunday, September 23, 2018, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall
Special Event

OcTUBAfest

Monday, September 24, 2018, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall
Faculty Artist Series

Jennifer Culp, cello
Paul Hersh, piano
Yun Jie "Jay" Liu, viola
Cordula Merks, violin
Dimitri Murrath, viola
Madeline Prager, viola
Ian Swensen, violin
Jonathan Vinocour, viola

BACH/NODAIRA: Chaconne for four violas
BEETHOVEN: String Trio No. 5 in C minor, Op. 9 No. 3
SCHUMANN: Piano Quartet in E flat major, Op. 47

Saturday, September 29, 2018, 5:30 PM, Recital Hall
Pre-College Concert

Part of Kick-off Weekend

Saturday, September 29, 2018, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
Chamber Music with Faculty and Students

Part of Kick-off Weekend

BEETHOVEN: String Trio in C Minor, Op. 9 No. 3
JANÁČEK: Sonata for violin and piano
DUTILLEUX: Ainsi la nuit

Ian Swensen, violin
Dimitri Murrath, viola
Jennifer Culp, cello
Jean-Michel Fonteneau, cello
Heemin Park '18, piano
Maria van der Sloot '19, violin
Samuel Weiser '19, violin

Sunday, September 30, 2018, 2:00 PM, Recital Hall
Historical Performance Concert

A ragtime celebration of the 150th anniversary of Scott Joplin's birth and the 130th anniversary of May Aufderheide's and Irene Giblin's birth

Part of Kick-off Weekend

Sunday, September 30, 2018, 7:00 PM, Miner Auditorium (SFJAZZ Center)
Side-by-Side Concert

Roots, Jazz, and American Music with the SFJAZZ Collective

Part of Kick-off Weekend

Sunday, September 30, 2018, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
SFCM New Music Ensemble

Nicole Paiement, conductor
Ian DICKE '04: Grand Central

Steve REICH: City Life

Part of Kick-off Weekend

Monday, October 1, 2018, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall
Faculty Artist Series

Jean-Michel Fonteneau, cello
Dimitri Murrath, viola
Maria van der Sloot '19, violin
Samuel Weiser '19, violin

GABRIELLI: Ricercare for solo cello
Kaija SAARIAHO: Spins and Spells for solo cello
Tristan MURAIL: Attracteurs étranges for solo cello
Nicholas DENTON-PROTSACK '17: Cosmology for solo cello and prerecorded electronics
DUTILLEUX: Ainsi la nuit for string quartet

Thursday, October 4, 2018, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall
Master Class

Noah Bendix-Balgley, violin

Friday, October 5, 2018, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall
Master Class

Ingrid Matthews, baroque violin

Sunday, October 7, 2018, 4:00 PM, Recital Hall
Everybody's Doin' It Now: A Celebration of Ragtime Song on Broadway

Katherine Growdon '04, mezzo-soprano
Brian Thorsett '04, tenor
Theatre Comique
Eric Davis and Corey Jamason, co-directors

Works by Irving Berlin, Louis A. Hirsch, Jerome Kern, and others

Friday, October 12, 2018, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall
Special Event

Music For Food

Faculty, students, and alumni join together for a performance that benefits the community, combating hunger and providing support for people in need.

SCHOENBERG: Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4
DUTILLEUX: Ainsi la nuit

Monday, October 15, 2018, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall
Faculty Artist Series

Simon Rowe, piano
Jason Hainsworth, saxophone

Thursday, October 18, 2018, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall
Artist Residency Concert

David McCarroll, violin
Dimitri Murrath, viola
Jennifer Culp, cello
Jungeun Kim, piano
Carly Scena, viola
Maria van der Sloot '19, violin
Cynthia Sun, piano
Samuel Weiser '19, violin

HAYDN: String Quartet No. 66 in G major, Op. 77 No. 1
WEBERN: Four Pieces for violin and piano, Op. 7
DEBUSSY: Sonata for Violin and Piano
MENDELSSOHN: String Quintet No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 87

Friday, October 19, 2018, 10:00 AM, Concert Hall
Master Class

Hsin-Yun Huang, viola

Friday, October 19, 2018, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
Saturday, October 20, 2018, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall

SFCM Orchestra

James Ross, conductor

LUTOSŁAWSKI: Symphonic Variations
BARBER: Second Essay for Orchestra
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68

Sunday, October 21, 2018, 2:00 PM, Recital Hall
Faculty Artist Series

Dimitri Murrath, viola
Hyeyeon Park, piano

Sean HICKEY: Viola Sonata (World Premiere)
LIGETI: Viola Sonata

Monday, October 22, 2018, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
Special Event

The Bay Brass

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 7:00 PM, Recital Hall
Master Class

Leon Fleisher, piano

Friday, October 26, 2018, 8:00 PM, Recital Hall
Special Event

International Contemporary Ensemble

Part of the Rubin Institute for Music Criticism

Sunday, November 4, 2018, 4:00 PM, Concert Hall
Special Event

TECHAPELLA

Monday, November 5, 2018, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
Faculty Artist Series

Cordula Merks, violin

Friday, November 9, 2018, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
Faculty Artist Series

Telegraph Quartet
SFCM Quartet-in-Residence

SCHULHOFF: Five Pieces for String Quartet
BARTÓK: String Quartet No. 4
ENESCU: Octet for Strings in C major, Op. 7

Sunday, November 11, 2018, 2:00 PM, Concert Hall
SFCM Baroque Ensemble

Works by Corelli, Telemann, and Vivaldi

Monday, November 12, 2018, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall
Faculty Artist Series

Amos Yang, cello

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
Friday, November 16, 2018, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
SFCM Opera

Heather Mathews '97, director
Curt Pajer, conductor

POULENC: Les mamelles de Tirésias

Monday, November 26, 2018, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall
Faculty Artist Series

David Garner '79, composition

MaryClare Brzytwa, technology and applied composition
with Dale Tsang and Keisuke Nakagoshi '06, piano
QUADRE Horn Quartet

Featuring Cuadro Cuadrangulos, Dhurga Dances, Five Ricercars on Expressionist Painters (World Premiere), and other works

Thursday, November 29, 2018, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall
Master Class

Gil Kalish, chamber music

Friday, November 30, 2018, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
Side-by-Side Concert

Roots, Jazz, and American Music (RJAM), in partnership with KCSM, present young artists with members of the SFJAZZ Collective and RJAM faculty in a concert of jazz standards and originals.

Saturday, December 1, 2018, 5:30 PM, Concert Hall
Pre-College Showcase Concert

Saturday, December 1, 2018, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall
Special Event

Gil Kalish and Friends

Celebrating John Harbison's 80th birthday, including the performance of the composer's Piano Quintet

Thursday, December 6, 2018, 8:00 PM, Recital Hall
Friday, December 7, 2018, 8:00 PM, Recital Hall

Musical Theatre

Michael Mohammed, stage director
Lauren Mayer, music director

WEILL/BRECHT: The Threepenny Opera

Saturday, December 8, 2018, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
Sunday, December 9, 2018, 2:00 PM, Concert Hall

SFCM Orchestra

Christopher Rountree, conductor

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition
Ashley FURE: Bound to the Bow

Sunday, December 9, 2018, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
Special Event

Holiday Choral Concert

Friday, January 11, 2019, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
Berkeley Symphony
with SFCM Musicians

Martin West, conductor
Nicole Hillis '18, trombone
Ji Hyung Park '19, guitar
Boxianzi Ling '20, violin

Daniel DE TOGNI '18: Tsuioku: On the Internment of Japanese Americans (World Premiere)
TOMASI: Concerto for trombone and orchestra
PONCE: Concierto del sur for guitar and orchestra
MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64

This performance features SFCM's annual Highsmith and Concerto Competition winners.

Friday, January 18, 2019, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
San Francisco Contemporary Music Players

Friday, January 25, 2019, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall
Alumni Artist Insights

Persephone Chamber Ensemble
Kindra Scharich '03, mezzo-soprano
Ilana Blumberg Thomas, violin
Wendy Clymer '05, viola
Amy Brodo, cello
Lois Brandwynne, piano

FAURÉ: La bonne chanson, Op. 61
FAURÉ: Piano Quartet No. 2 in G minor, Op. 45
CHAUSSON: Chanson perpétuelle, Op. 37
Elinor ARMER: Nocturnes for mezzo-soprano and piano quartet

Monday, January 28, 2019, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall
Faculty Artist Series

Jeff Anderle '06, clarinet
with the Delphi Trio

Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time and other works

Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
Special Event

Kronos Quartet

This performance brings together local school children, musicians from SFCM's Conservatory in the Schools program, and the Kronos Quartet, in collaboration with the San Francisco Unified School District.

Saturday, February 2, 2019, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
Sunday, February 3, 2019, 2:00 PM, Concert Hall
SFCM Orchestra

Edwin Outwater, conductor
Desirae Gonzalez '18, soprano

CANTELOUBE: Chants d'Auvergne
Lili BOULANGER: D'un matin de printemps
DEBUSSY: La mer

Monday, February 4, 2019, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
Master Class

Chucho Valdes, piano

In collaboration with SFJAZZ

Thursday, February 7, 2019, 7:30 PM, Osher Salon
Master Class

Rachel Barton Pine, violin

Saturday, February 9, 2019, 8:00 PM, Osher Salon
Master Class

Kyung Sun Lee, violin

Sunday, February 10, 2019, 7:00 PM, Recital Hall
Special Event

Music For Food

Monday, February 11, 2019, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
Faculty Artist Series

Corey McVicar, piano
with Kyung Sun Lee, violin

BEETHOVEN: Violin Sonata No. 5 in F major, Op. 24 "Spring"
BRAHMS: Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 100
PROKOFIEV: Violin Sonata No. 2 in D major, Op. 94a

Monday, February 11, 2019, 8:00 PM, Recital Hall
Master Class

Ying Quartet

Monday, February 11, 2019, 7:30 PM, Osher Salon
Master Class

Jeffrey Thomas, historical performance

Presented by American Bach Soloists

Sunday, February 17, 2019, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall
Faculty Artist Series

Giacomo Fiore '09, guitar

Lecture/Recital presenting an analysis of Catherine Lamb's point/wave

Sunday, February 24, 2019, 2:00 PM, Concert Hall
SFCM Chamber Orchestra

Steven Schick, conductor

Pamela Z: Heiligenstadt Drone
WEBERN: Symphony, Op. 21
DALLAPICCOLA: Piccola musica notturna
Anna THORVALDSDOTTIR: aequilibria

Movements from Beethoven's First Symphony will be interspersed throughout the performance.

Monday, February 25, 2019, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
Faculty Artist Series

David Conte, composer

Saturday, March 2, 2019, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall
Faculty Artist Series

Telegraph Quartet
SFCM Quartet-in-Residence

WEINBERG: String Quartet No. 6 in E minor, Op. 35
BEETHOVEN: String Quartet No. 13 in B flat major, Op. 130 / Grosse Fuge, Op. 133

Sunday, March 3, 2019, 2:00 PM, Recital Hall
Faculty Artist Series

Jonathan Vinocour, viola
Douglas Rioth, harp
Keisuke Nakagoshi '06, piano
SFCM chamber music students

DEBUSSY: Sonata for flute, viola, and harp
TURINA: Scène andalouse
Additional works by Enescu and Franck

Monday, March 4, 2019, 11:00 AM, Recital Hall
Master Class

Steven Isserlis, cello

Saturday, March 9, 7:00 PM, Concert Hall
Sunday, March 10, 2:00 PM, Concert Hall
Baroque Opera

Corey Jamason, director

HANDEL: Tamerlano (Concert Version)

Monday, March 11, 2019, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
Faculty Artist Series

Deborah Voigt, soprano
with Steven Bailey, piano

Sunday, March 17, All Day, Multiple Venues
Special Event

Hot Air Music Festival - 10th Anniversary

Featuring performances by faculty, students, alumni, and community members

Monday, March 18, 2019, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
Faculty Artist Series

Scott Foglesong '79, piano

Works by Bach, Haydn, and Brahms

Monday, March 18, 2019, 7:30 PM, Osher Salon
Master Class

William Sharp, baritone

Presented by American Bach Soloists

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall
Special Event

Biennial Art Song Competition

Thursday, March 21, 2019, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall
Master Class

Norman Fischer, chamber music

Friday, March 22, 2019, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall
Artist Residency Concert

Norman Fischer, cello
with chamber music faculty and students

WEINBERG: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 18

Friday, April 5, 2019, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
Sunday, April 7, 2019, 2:00 PM, Concert Hall

SFCM Opera

Jose Maria Condemi, director
Curt Pajer, conductor

MOZART: Lenozze di Figaro

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
Special Event

Third Annual Kristin Pankonin Art Song Award Showcase

Friday, April 12, 2019, 8:00 PM, Recital Hall
Saturday, April 13, 2019, 8:00 PM, Recital Hall

Musical Theatre

Michael Mohammed, stage director
Michael Horsley, music director

SCHMIDT/JONES: The Fantasticks

Saturday, April 20, 2019, 5:30 PM, Recital Hall
Master Class

Ian Jones, piano

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
SFCM Orchestra

Christian Reif,conductor
Jinzhao Xu '20, piano

MESSIAEN: Un sourire
SAINT-SAËNS: Piano Concerto No. 5 in F major, Op. 103 "The Egyptian"
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

Friday, April 26, 2019, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
SFJAZZ Collective Side-by-Side

Young artists and faculty, alongside members of the SFJAZZ Collective, present jazz standards and originals.

Sunday, April 28, 2019, 2:00 PM, Concert Hall
SFCM Baroque Ensemble

Featuring Baroque Concerto Competition winners

Monday, April 29, 2019, 7:30 PM, Osher Salon
Master Class

John Thiessen, natural trumpet

Presented by American Bach Soloists

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 7:00 PM, Osher Salon
SFCM New Music Ensemble

Nicole Paiement, conductor

Featuring works by Hoefer Prize Winner Derek David

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
Friday, May 3, 2019, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall
SFCM Chamber Opera

Heather Mathews '97, director
Curt Pajer, conductor

John MUSTO/Mark CAMPBELL: Later the Same Evening

Saturday, May 18, 2019, 12:30 PM, Concert Hall
Pre-College Showcase

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